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Isotope Cosmochemistry and Geochronology Laboratory

ASU is becoming a NASA STEM hub

NASA has announced funding of 9 new proposals for the next phase of its Science Activation (SciAct) program, a community based approach to connect NASA science with learners of all ages. These new awardees join a network of 21 programs that received extensions into the next phase of the NASA program. ASU has received funding […]

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New research on CV and CK meteorite classification

ICGL alumn Dr. Zachary Torrano, Assistant Research Scientist Dr. Jemma Davidson, and School of Earth and Space Exploration Director Prof. Meenakshi Wadhwa are co-authors of a new paper recently published in the journal Meteoritics & Planetary Science. The article, “A reclassification of Northwest Africa 2900 from CV3 to CK3 chondrite”, re-evaluates the classification of Northwest […]

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National Academy of Sciences honors Meenakshi Wadhwa with J. Lawrence Smith Medal

This article originally appeared in ASU Now, January 21, 2021. The National Academy of Sciences has announced that School of Earth and Space Exploration Director Meenakshi Wadhwa will be honored with the 2021 J. Lawrence Smith Medal for her extraordinary scientific achievements. “Wadhwa has deepened the world’s understanding of the evolutionary history of the solar system through her […]

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Hayabusa2 returns to Earth

Launched in 2014, JAXA's Hayabusa2 is a spacecraft with a 6-year mission to intercept and sample the Class C asteroid Ryugu-162173, and return samples to Earth. The spacecraft departed Ryugu in December of 2019, and returned samples to Earth December 5, 2020*. ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration Director Meenakshi Wadhwa is a member […]

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Virtual tour of the Isotope Cosmochemistry and Geochronology Lab

Ever wondered what it takes to be a Cosmic CSI Detective? Take a tour of the lab with PhD Candidate Soumya Ray! […]

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