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Isotope Cosmochemistry and Geochronology Laboratory

New addition to the lab!

The Wadhwa Research Group has a new family member: A Thermo Neptune Plus multi-collector mass spectrometer! Installed and set up next to the first Wadhwa Neptune, the Neptune Plus is now up and running, and ready to analyze. The Neptune's plasma is as hot as the surface of the Sun, essential for stripping electrons to […]

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Meenakshi Wadhwa featured on CBS Sunday Morning

School of Earth and Space Director Meenakshi Wadhwa was recently featured on CBS Sunday Morning, discussing the importance of meteorites. Click here to read the article and watch the video! […]

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Congratulations, Dr. Zachary Torrano!

The Center for Meteorite Studies congratulates Dr. Zachary Torrano, who successfully defended his doctoral dissertation June, 30th (which, by happy coincidence, is Asteroid Day)!   Early Solar System Processes and Parent Body Relationships Recorded by Chromium and Titanium Isotopes in Meteorites Meteorites and their components can be used to unravel the history of the early […]

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New paper on cosmochemistry advances from Antarctic meteorites!

School of Earth and Space Exploration Director Meenakshi Wadhwa, Center for Meteorite Studies Interim Director Devin Schrader, and Smithsonian Curator of Meteorites Tim McCoy are authors of a new paper published this month in the journal Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences. The paper, Advances in Cosmochemistry Enabled by Antarctic Meteorites, details the many […]

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Alumna Emilie Dunham among notable spring graduates

Arizona State University School of Earth and Space Exploration and Center for Meteorite Studies graduate student Emilie Dunham will be receiving her PhD in geological sciences this May. Among her many achievements, Dunham was recently selected for a 51 Pegasi b Fellowship in Planetary Astronomy, which provides exceptional postdoctoral scientists with the opportunity to conduct […]

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