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80th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society

Greeting form Albuquerque! It’s about 7:45 am here, and thanks to jetlag I’ve been awake several hour already. I haven’t ventured outside yet, but it is going to be hot. 234 more words


Why Look for a Trace of Carbonates in Space?

Space researchers often discuss the role of carbonates on Mars, meteorsdwarf planets, and in galaxies light years away. Astrobiology, a current buzzword in space research, is concerned with determining if life is possible elsewhere in the universe. 692 more words


June 30th National Meteor Watch Day

If you love to sky watch, tonight you’ll have something to watch for. It’s National Meteor Watch Day. A meteor occurs when space matter comes in contact with the earth’s atmosphere and becomes incandescent as it burns up, hopefully before reaching the surface. 224 more words

Unboxing The Bizarre

Western celebrates Asteroid Day with free public event at Cronyn Observatory

It’s Asteroid Day around the globe and here in London, Western University is celebrating by hosting a special event at the Hume Cronyn Memorial Observatory. 241 more words


A Gathering of Rebel Meteorites, In The Middle Of Nowhere.

Bar stools, twisting,
On orbits of steel,
Reflected, that night,
The shine
Of a fifty few stars
That were all
‘Made in China’
And sold in Delhi ─ 67 more words