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[caption id="attachment_1709" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Particle Accelerator at the ALS[/caption] Most of the Fireballs team headed to California last month to attend the annual Meteoritical Society meeting. 'MetSoc' as it is affectionately known offers the international visitors more than just talks about meteorite science. Here's Ellie's account of...

Gretchen represented some of the Fireballs team at a recent crater conference in Maryland, U.S.A - the Workshop on issues in crater studies and the dating of planetary surfaces [caption id="attachment_1363" align="alignright" width="266"] Gretchen Benedix[/caption] What were you sharing at the conference Gretchen? We've been looking at ways...

Lucy and I saw a sample of the world's oldest rock yesterday -  from Jack Hills, WA, containing zircons over 4.3 billion years old. We also saw Saturn, it's rings and a bunch of it's moons through a telescope as well as a gallery packed full of...

Transient Astronomical Events or 'transients' are flickers in space - changes in light that last for seconds, days, weeks or years at a time. These could be caused by supernovae, gamma ray bursts, or asteroids and planets passing in front of their sun. Hadrien's doing a...