Tag Archives: ANSMET

New group paper: New lunar meteorites revealing the history of the Moon’s crust

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The following blog has been written by our colleague Abigail Calzada-Diaz from Birkbeck College about a new collaborative paper between Birkbeck College, the Univeristy of Manchester and the Natural History Musuem London published in Meteoritics and Planetary Science. Most of what we … Continue reading

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ANSMET meteorite hunting 2012-2013 season draws to an close

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Happy New Year! This is a continuation of my two earlier University of Manchester Earth and Solar System blogs here and here about being part of the Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) meteorite hunting team in Antarctica. The ANSMET program, … Continue reading

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Getting ready to head out to the field to hunt for meteorites

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This is a continuation of my earlier University of Manchester Earth and Solar System blog about being part of the ANSMET meteorite hunting team in Antarctica. The ANSMET programme, funded by the Polar Office of the US National Science Foundation … Continue reading

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Greetings from Antarctica

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You might have read my earlier Earth and Solar System blog about taking part in the Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) programme. The project is funded by the Polar Office of the US National Science Foundation, NASA and the Smithsonian, … Continue reading

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Meteorites on Ice

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This past winter (2011-2012) I was lucky enough to join the Antarctic Search for  Meteorites  (ANSMET) team to hunt for meteorites in Antarctica. The ANSMET programme, funded by NASA and the US National Science Foundation and run between Case Western Reserve … Continue reading

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A different kind of Christmas…

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At this time of year many of us are dreaming of a white Christmas while searching for that perfect present, thinking about what to pack for visiting our familes and planning nights out on the town with friends. But each … Continue reading

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