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What happened next to this year's most famous meteorite? Lots! Well first, it was the star attraction on campus and the celebrity for many #selfies. Then, in the week that followed it's media debut, apparent controversy emerged as to who owns the meteorite? Well, it's not controversial at...

Luke’s Wolfe Creek blog in August was so entertaining that we asked him to put pen to paper again on his next journey. Turns out, we didn’t have to wait long. Luke’s journal continues … (the story started with On the Road Again) The Mission Most expeditions are content with...

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...

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. [caption id="attachment_1810" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Hadrien adding the finishing touches[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1808" align="aligncenter" width="400"] The two DFN...

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...