A special set of meteorites visit Walton High

I took an unusual and rather special collection of meteorites to Walton High (Walnut Tree, Milton Keynes), not the usual collection taken to OUTREACH events, which was as exciting for me as for the pupils! A piece of the infamous Chelyabinsk meteorite, Campo del Cielo, lunar and Martian samples and a huge 12 kg, as…

Meteorites on show at the Great North Museum

On Friday 27th Feb 2015, I was invited to give a presentation about meteorites to the Natural History Society of Northumbria.  A packed house of all ages awaited at the Great North Museum in Newcastle. The event took place in a superbly equipped meeting room, whose walls were lined with display cabinets containing dinosaur bones. …