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Meteorite hunting in Franconia, AZ

This guest article was written by local meteorite hunter Eric Rasmussen by request from BCMS Director Rhonda Stroud.  Meteorite hunting can be a great way to have fun and start or expand a collection. However, before hunting for meteorites, make sure to check local laws regarding meteorite hunting, land ownership, and property access rules (public […]

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Apply for the Nininger Meteorite Award

The Buseck Center for Meteorite Studies at Arizona State University is pleased to announce the application opportunity for the 2021-22 Nininger Meteorite Award for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing research in meteoritical sciences. The Nininger Meteorite Award recognizes outstanding student achievement in the meteoritical sciences as embodied by an original research paper.  Papers must cover […]

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BCMS at ExMag 2022

Meteorite Studies (BCMS) personnel recently participated in the fall meeting of the NASA-chartered Extraterrestrial Materials Analysis Group (ExMAG). ExMAG is a community-based, interdisciplinary group that provides a forum for discussion and analysis of matters concerning the collection, curation, and analysis of extraterrestrial samples, including planning future sample return missions. The virtual meeting focused on NASA […]

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