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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Today will hopefully mark a great day for lunar science and space exploration!! China’s Chang’e 3 mission was scheduled to launch at 1.30am Monday morning (17.30 Sunday, British time). If the mission is successful it will be the first time … Continue reading
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This week has been outstandingly busy here in the lab. We have been busy putting new parts on one of our spectrometers, shooting gold tubing with lasers (to hopefully work out a method of measuring the Hayabusa samples we are … Continue reading