Space and Planetary Science Group, the University of Tokyo

Meteorite|||It is a time capsule from space through billions of years.
We investigate the origin of the solar system by instrumental analyses of meteorites,
such as secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS) and scanning electron microscopy.
Also, lunar meteorites and martian meteorites are important source of information on these satellites/planets.
Please come and see us if you are interested in meteorites.
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Date Laboratory News
June 26, 2015 Title of professor emeritus has been awarded to former-professor Sugiura. (Link to Japanese website).
April 1, 2015 Former-professor Sugiura will associate with our group as a part-time lecturer at winter terms.
March 31, 2015 Prof. Sugiura has retired under the age limit.
February 15, 2013 A manuscript collaborating of Mr. Yamada has been published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (PNAS). The detail is here (TOPICS of our department, in japanese website)
September 24, 2012 Prof. Sugiura received the Geochemical Society of Japan Award, 2012. (Link to Japanese website).
January 17, 2012 A manuscript of Mr. Fujiya has been published in Nature Communications as "Selected as a highlighted paper". The detail is here (TOPICS of our department, in japanese website)

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