Center for Meteorite Studies

Congratulations to Center Ph.D. candidate Cameron Mercer, recipient of the prestigious 2016 Stephen E. Dwornik Award!

Cameron MercerThe award was endowed in 1991 by Dr. Stephen E. Dwornik, who wished to encourage U.S. students to become involved with NASA and planetary science. The Dwornik Award recognizes outstanding student presentations at the annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC). The awards are managed and judged by the Planetary Geology Division of the Geological Society of America.Mercer Dwornik Ceremony

Cameron Mercer receiving the Dwornik Award during LPSC this March for his poster "Exploring non-uniform 40Ar* loss in Apollo 16 impact melt breccias using a laser microprobe". Photo ⓒ ASU/CMS.


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