Tag Archives: Planetary Science

Check out our YouTube channel!

We’ve launched a YouTube channel! In the coming weeks we’ll be posting videos about some of the cool science we get up to at Manchester. We’ll also be talking about all the cool meteorites we have in our collection. You’ll … Continue reading

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Introductions from our 1st Year PhD students

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Over the past few months, 3 PhD students have joined our research group. Read on to see what projects they’ll be working on during the next 3 years and to find out about upcoming PhD projects starting in 2019. Marissa … Continue reading

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Interested in studying planetary science at university level (and beyond…)?

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Have you always had a fascination with space and wondered how the Earth fits into our understanding of how planets form and evolve through time? Have you ever wondered what the conditions were for life to start and how geological … Continue reading

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NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion Capsule – A new era of space travel?

As many of you know, a large area of our group’s research is based around extra-terrestrial materials; interplanetary dust particles, meteorites and lunar rocks to name just a few. As such, we are highly interested in the future of manned … Continue reading

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outReaching the new generation of planetary scientists

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Hello readers!! This past month Sarah, Mark and myself have had the pleasure of being involved in two secondary school visits to SEAES, both year 8 classes. Now I say pleasure but being both mine and Marks first school visits, … Continue reading

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Staying Curious – Cool things to find?

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Hello Readers! I recently stumbled across a video on Youtube (see it here), you might have seen the post about it on the Facebook group or the Twitter feed. While the video is about the Curiosity rover, it got me thinking … Continue reading

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