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Perseid Meteor Shower!

The Perseid meteor shower is at its peak August 11 to 13, so make sure to take in the show!  The yearly Perseid meteor shower is the result of Earth's …

Center Welcomes Gabriel de Souza Franco!

We are pleased to welcome Gabriel de Souza Franco, a new Ph.D. student in the Center for Meteorite Studies!  Gabriel received his M.Sc. in 2017, from the University of Brasilia, …

Center Members Present Research at MetSoc!

This July, members of the Center for Meteorite Studies joined colleauges from around the world to present new findings at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (MetSoc) held …

Asteroid Named for Center Assistant Director!

Congratulations to Center Assistant Director Devin Schrader for having an asteroid named in his honor! Asteroid (117581) Devinschrader was discovered in 2005 by Mount Lemmon Survey at Mount Lemmon, Arizona. …

Postdoctoral Scholar Opportunities!

The Center for Meteorite Studies at Arizona State University invites applications for 2 Postdoctoral Research Associates.  Click here for details!

Congratulations Dr. Cameron Mercer!

Congratulations to Dr. Cameron Mercer, who successfully defended his doctoral thesis June 13th!  Dr. Mercer will next undertake a post-doctoral position in ASU's School of Earth & Space Exploration, performing …

Center to participate in Blue Star Museums program!

The Center's Meteorite Gallery is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National …

2016 Nininger Meteorite Award Recipient Announced!

The ASU Center for Meteorite Studies is pleased to announce that Emily Worsham, a graduate student at the University of Maryland, is the recipient of the 2016 Nininger Meteorite Award. …

The Arizona Fireball Has a Name!

Far out in the asteroid belt, more than 200 million miles from Earth, an asteroid the size of a Volkswagen Beetle lazily orbited the sun. Then something — we’ll never …

ASU's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera Hit by Meteoroid!

On October 13, 2014, something very strange happened to the camera aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO).  The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC), which normally produces beautifully clear images of …
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Postdoctoral Scholar Opportunities!

The Center for Meteorite Studies at Arizona State University invites applications for 2 Postdoctoral Research Associates.  Click here for details!




Meteorite of the Month

Noblesville

August's Meteorite of the Month is Noblesville, an ordinary (H4-6) chondrite that fell in Indiana, the evening of August 1st, 1991. According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 72): "The stone …


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