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Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 2017

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It’s almost that time of year again… Planetary Scientists around the world are busy collecting those final bits of data and then preparing talks and posters before hopping on a plane to Houston because the 48th Lunar and Planetary Science … Continue reading

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LPSC coming to an end

It’s the last session on the last day and numbers are dwindling as usual. Just the interested people in each session but the science is still as good as on the first day even though many people have left early … Continue reading

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Chondrules continued

If you remember my old blog from almost two years ago about chondrule formation when you might not be surprised that we had some more of the “entertaining” discussions this morning. The chondrule session was on and they scheduled the … Continue reading

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First talks at LPSC 2014

It is the time of the year again when planetary scientists come together in Houston to discuss their latest findings from meteorites to impact craters, from remote sensing to rover missions. It is the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference held … Continue reading

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Lunar and Planetary Adventures in Houston: Part 2

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Hello readers! It has been almost 8 weeks since my last post and I cannot believe how quickly time has flown! It is now my final week in Houston and my project is coming to an end. Last week was … Continue reading

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Weekly News Round-Up 22.03.13

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Howdy readers!! now as the usually team for the weekly round up are busy in Houston, I’m going to continue the awesome work they’ve been doing… I hope 🙂 Houston Voyager has ‘left’ the Solar System!! Voyager-1 spacecraft (NASA) was … Continue reading

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Blogging from LPSC – Hayabusa Day

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Hayabusa was a Japanese mission to return material from an asteroid, Itokawa.  Its long story was a series of major problems, mainly overcome,  but until the sample collector was opened, it wasn’t known whether Hayabusa returned any sample at all.  … Continue reading

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Blogging from LPSC and the Decadal Survey

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Who would have thought there were so many planetary scientists in the world?  I don’t know how many are here in total, but I estimated that there were about 1100 in the room to hear about NASA’s priorities for future … Continue reading

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42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference

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This week a number of us are at the 42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) in Houston, Texas. This annual meeting brings together scientists from around the world to discuss the latest research in all aspects of planetary science. … Continue reading

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