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Greetings from India - part 5

As the recipient of a Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Award, Center Director Meenakshi Wadhwa is spending 4 months doing collaborative research at the Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) in Ahmedabad, India. 

This is the fifth in a series of digital post cards from her travels – stay tuned for future updates!

Mini GSI KolkataCenter Director Meenakshi Wadhwa visiting the Geological Survey of India (GSI), in Kolkata.

Shergotty meteorite at Geological Survey of India, Kolkata.
Shergotty meteorite at Geological Survey of India, Kolkata.
Not sure how anything can top this – holding a piece of Mars the size of a cantaloupe! Shergotty meteorite at the GSI in Kolkata.

Mini GSI SemarkonaActually, this is even cooler… Note the monster chondrule in the upper right! Semarkona main mass at GSI, Kolkata.