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Meteorites and Mummies

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One of the talks at the Meteoritical Society Conference this year was a bit different. Diane Johnson from the Open University used non-destructive techniques to define and analyse an ancient Egyptian iron bead (3300 BCE). The bead had been excavated … Continue reading

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All the fun of the conference: Met Soc 2011

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It wasn’t all hard work… The 74th Meteoritical Society Conference was held in the spectacular Old Naval College in Greenwich. The buildings were designed by Sir Christopher Wren as the Royal Hospital for Seaman and were built on the former site of … Continue reading

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MetSoc Days 1 and 2

The Meteoritical Society meeting got underway on Monday morning. A wide range of reasearch has already been presented to an audience of around 550 scientists from all around the world. The Japanese teams working on samples of asteroid Itokawa presented … Continue reading

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It’s conference season..!

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We’ve all been very busy here getting our results ready to present at two big scientific conferences. Most of our group will be attending either the 74th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society and/or Goldschmidt 2011 over the next couple … Continue reading

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