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

  • Shooting Stars @ the Natural History Museum

    We’re delighted to announce the start of a new meteorites project called Shooting Stars @ the Natural History Museum that aims to observe meteors over the UK. Meteors (also known as shooting stars) are dust and rocks from space that genera...
    Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:36:45

  • Meteorite adventures in Japan

    Last December, Epi Vaccaro (one of our PhD students) and I went to two scientific meetings in Tokyo, Japan. Our aims were to present some of the research that we’ve been doing at the Museum and to meet other scientists who work on similar sampl...
    Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:53:49