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Sun Devil Giving Day is March 17!

March 17 is Sun Devil Giving Day – 24 hours to show the world what you can accomplish when you join forces to support Arizona State University! This day of …

Meteorites at the Arizona State Capitol!

Members of the Center for Meteorite Studies take space rocks to the 31st ASU Day at the Capitol! At this annual event highlighting ASU’s impact on the local community and …

Visitors from Another World!

Gazing at the night sky conjures deep questions about the universe. Meenakshi Wadhwa, professor in the School of Earth & Space Exploration and director of the Center for Meteorite Studies …

Behind the Scenes - Polishing Meteorites

Delve into current research at the Center with this periodic news feature, and catch a glimpse of what our students and scientists are working on right now! Ph. D. student …

CMS Director Presents Shoemaker Lecture!

Center for Meteorite Studies Director Meenakshi Wadhwa was invited to present the prestigious annual Shoemaker Lecture at the 2016 meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), held in San Francisco …

Nininger Meteorite Award Application Deadline Jan 31!

The Center for Meteorite Studies at Arizona State University is pleased to announce the application opportunity for the 2016 Nininger Meteorite Award for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing research in …

Behind the Scenes - Sintering SIMS Standards!

Delve into current research at the Center with this periodic news feature, and catch a glimpse of what our students and scientists are working on right now! Ph.D. Candidate Emilie …

Behind the Scenes - Aridus II

Delve into current research at the Center with this periodic news feature, and catch a glimpse of what our students and scientists are working on right now! The Center recently …

Season's Greetings!

San Francisco Mountains, IVA iron meteorite.  Image ⓒ ASU/CMS.

Iron Meteorite Dedicated to Class of 2020!

To welcome this year’s incoming ASU freshmen, the Center for Meteorite Studies has partnered with the School of Earth and Space Exploration to dedicate a meteorite to the Class of …

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Meteorite of the Month

Juancheng

February’s Meteorite of the Month is Juancheng, an H5 (ordinary) chondrite that fell late the night of February 15, 1997 in Shandong Province, China.  More than 1,000 individual stones, totaling …


Graduate Student Spotlight: Emilie Dunham

Emilie Dunham received her B.S. in Astronomy (with minors in Geology and Physics) from Case Western Reserve University in 2014.  As an undergraduate student, Emilie worked with Dr. Ralph Harvey …


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