Tag Archives: Meteorites

Meteorites in China

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Of the 57041 named meteorites that have been recovered on Earth, only 239 have been recovered from China. This is somewhat of an oddity as China has the 4th largest surface area of a country with about 9.6 million square … Continue reading

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Research visit to China

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In 2016 we had a visiting student Xiaojia Zeng who was funded by the Chinese Academy of Sciences to come to Manchester for six months and study in our group. He is based in the Lunar and Planetary Science Center … Continue reading

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1st Year PhD Survival Training

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Each October the Isotope, Comochemistry and Geochemistry Group gains numerous new PhD students who conduct important research in fields ranging from studying particles which existed before our Solar System to understanding the process of tectonic subduction through noble gas analyses. … Continue reading

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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. It’s summer, and that means it is confence season. Our … Continue reading

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New Group Paper: Meteorites from the lunar highlands

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The Apollo missions visited 6 geologically complex sites of interest on the lunar surface during the 1969-1972 period and brought back around 382 kg of samples back to Earth for analysis. This amount of material has provided an idea of how … Continue reading

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EGU Conference 2017: Trying out a new type of interactive presentation

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Vienna: One of the most culturally rich and diverse capital cities in the world and home to this years’ European Geosciences Union (EGU) annual meeting. I was fortunate enough to attend this meeting during the first part of the week in … Continue reading

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New exciting meteorite project

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  We are involved with a new exciting project to go and search for meteorites in Antarctica! You may well have seen our previous blog about a study looking into the possibility of there being some missing types of iron … Continue reading

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Extraterrestrial Materials Research Meeting 2016 – a great success!

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The Isotope Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry Group of The University of Manchester hosted a meeting on extraterrestrial materials on Tuesday 1st November 2016 at the Manchester Museum. The aim of the meeting was to provide an opportunity for the UK planetary science … Continue reading

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