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View Resource Robotic Antarctic Meteorite Search: Antarctica 2000

Carnegie Mellon University's Field Robotics Center is responsible for sending the NOMAD robotic vehicle into the Antarctic to search for meteorites. "Nomad uses robotic technologies to search Antarctic areas, distinguish interesting rock types, and provide autonomous assessment of the terrestrial or extraterrestrial origin of each rock." During the month of January, the robot found four...

https://www.ri.cmu.edu/publications/robotic-antarctic-meteor...
View Resource University of New Mexico: Institute of Meteoritics

The University of Mexico's Institute of Meteoritics (IOM) claims to be the first institution in the world dedicated to the study of meteorites. The website features the Institute's Electron Microbeam Facility, Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, and the High Pressure and High Temperature Experimental Petrology Laboratories. Users can search through an online database of the Meteorite...

http://meteorite.unm.edu/
View Resource ANSMET: The Antarctic Search for Meteorites

Directed by Dr. Ralph P. Harvey of Case Western Reserve University, ANSMET is a really cool project that seeks to find and study meteorites in the Antarctic. This great site not only takes the visitor to the Antarctic with Dr. Harvey and his research team but it does a great job of explaining why they go to Antarctica, what it's like living there, collecting meteorites, the journey of simply...

https://caslabs.case.edu:443/ansmet/