Extraterrestrial materials

We are studying extraterrestrial materials and data from the Moon, Sun, Mars, comets and asteroids to discover more about the origin and evolution of the solar system.

Contact us

Prof Sara Russell
Head of the Mineral and Planetary Sciences Division
The Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London
SW7 5BD

+44 (0)20 7942 5074
Email

Meteorites group blog

  • Summer in the lab: looking for space water

    A guest post by Helena Bates, undergraduate student at Imperial College London.This summer I had the opportunity to work alongside scientists in the Mineral and Planetary Science Division at the Natural History Museum on a project sponsored by the Pa...
    Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:04:05

  • Meteoriticists in Morocco

    Next week is the Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society. This year it is being held in Morocco by scientists from Hassan II University of Casablanca. All of us in the Museum’s meteorite research team are heading out to Casablanca on Sunday ...
    Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:27:27