Winners in the DFN!

Congratulations to our recent winners in the DFN – Lucy, Luke and Rob! At this year’s MetSoc – Meteoritical Society Conference – Lucy Forman won one of five Wiley Student Awards for outstanding presentation for her explanation of her work on the Allende meteorite. It will be presented at next year’s meet in Berlin. You can read a bit more about the team’s trip to MetSoc in […]

DFN joins Murchison Widefield Array (MWA)

A few of the team headed up to Murchison last month to install two Desert Fireball Network cameras next to a pod of the Murchison Widefield Array’s low frequency radio telescopes. This project is exciting on two levels: we’re expanding the DFN into the Murchison area and sharing the space with our friends from the Curtin Institute for Radio Astronomy (CIRA), and it’s […]

Meteorite or Meteorwrong?

How do you know if it’s a meteorite or meteorwrong? Ever wondered whether that weird looking rock you saw was something special? Tens of thousands of meteorites fall to Earth every year, so perhaps you actually found a meteorite on that last camping trip. We’ve adapted a flow chart from some planetary scientists* to help you determine if that rock is from […]