We are exploring the origins and evolution of the Sun, Moon, planets, asteroids and comets.
Researcher, Head of Division of Mineral and Planetary Sciences
Professor Sara Russell
Mineral Sciences and Systematics Researcher
Dr Paul Schofield
Dr Ashley King
Head of Collections - Earth Sciences
Dr Caroline Smith
Dr Natasha Almeida
Dating chondrite meteorites and studying their chemical and mineral composition
Studying the origin and early evolution of the Moon.
Understanding historical and current solar activity.
Studying material from comet 81P/Wild, collected by NASA's Stardust spacecraft
Catch up with the latest developments in the meteorite world.
Natural history specimens reveals the past, present and future of life, the solar system and Earth.
Investigating the fundamental geological processes that shape our planet and the solar system.
The Museum houses one of the world's finest collections of meteorites, with around 5,000 individual pieces from 2,000 meteorites.