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
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Meteorites group blog

  • 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

  • The bits of dust that fill up Space: first look

    Museum scientists Ashley King and Anton Kearsley have co-authored an article published in Science on 14 August 2014 on the first laboratory analysis of interstellar dust grains.Have you ever wondered what exists beyond the solar system? Most people t...
    Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:48:59