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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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How small is small?

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Our RELAX instrument measures the ratios of different xenon isotopes. We can analyse samples so small that they contain fewer than a thousand atoms of xenon. The graphic below gives you an idea of how small an amount of material … Continue reading

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A Star in the Lab

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There is nothing better than analyzing a sample in the lab if you want to get accurate and comprehensive results. Despite stars being lightyears away it’s possible to get a star (a tiny piece of it to be precise) into … Continue reading

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