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Buseck Center for Meteorite Studies

Where are we now: Cameron Mercer

Catch up with Center alumni through this periodic feature! Dr. Cameron Mercer received his doctoral degree in 2017 from the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University (ASU), where his dissertation research focused on the “High Spatial Resolution 40Ar/39Ar Geochronology of Lunar Impact Melt Rocks.” For this work he used an ultraviolet […]

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Ask a Museum Day – Sep 14

Ask a Curator Day returns as Ask a Museum Day September 14th!  #Askamuseum is open worldwide and across social media platforms. You can ask anything that you’re curious about or want more information on. Send us your questions on Twitter (@ASUMeteorites)! What’s it like to work with your institution’s collection? How do you decide what […]

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Loanable meteorite boxes now available

Did you know that the Buseck Center for Meteorite Studies offers loanable classroom modules focusing on The Origin of Meteorites? Module lessons and activities are aligned to the National Science Education Standards (Grades 5-12) and the Arizona Academic Content Standards, and modules can be loaned to K-12 and informal educators. Each module contains actual specimens […]

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Where are we now: Emilie Dunham

Catch up with Center alumni through this periodic feature! Dr. Emilie Dunham received her doctoral degree in 2020, from the ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration. Her research in the Center for Meteorite Studies focused on constraining the astrophysical birth environment of the Solar System, for which she was granted a NASA Earth and […]

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