Tag Archives: Vesta

New group paper about ‘Miller Range 11100 Meteorite: a Piece of Asteroid Vesta’

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The following blog post has been written by Tim Gregory, who is undertaking a PhD at the University of Bristol. Tim is a recent graduate of our MSci Geology with Planetary Science degree programme, and his new paper, just published in … Continue reading

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Weekly News Round-Up 29.03.13

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Hello readers, hope you all had a fun and exciting week. We sure did!! Yesterday we got our brand spanking new mass spectrometer to play with. I know a few of our bloggers are well up for testing its powers. … Continue reading

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Weekly News Round-Up 24.01.13

Hello readers! Welcome to this week’s Weekly News Round-up, a collection of the most interesting news articles our research group has been reading this week. To give a bit more information about how we are planning on running this segment … Continue reading

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MetSoc Days 1 and 2

The Meteoritical Society meeting got underway on Monday morning. A wide range of reasearch has already been presented to an audience of around 550 scientists from all around the world. The Japanese teams working on samples of asteroid Itokawa presented … Continue reading

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Dawn at Vesta

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As dawn is breaking on the UK tomorrow the Dawn spacecraft will have begun its year-long orbit of the asteroid Vesta. Data will start being gathered in August. Dawn is a ground-breaking mission, the first to orbit a main-belt asteroid … Continue reading

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