GSW #1458: Meteorites and plate bottomsides


Meeting Number 1458

John Wesley Powell Auditorium, Cosmos Club, 2170 Florida Ave NW Wednesday, January 11, 2012;  Refreshments 7:30 pm; Meeting 8:00 pm


Ved Lekic, University of Maryland — Imaging the bottom of tectonic plates.

Andrew Beck, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution — Petrology of Diogenite Meteorites and Implications for the Geology of Asteroid Vesta.

Sean Solomon, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institute — The Geology, Geochemistry, and Geophysics of the Planet Mercury: Latest findings from MESSENGER.


73% of 2011 GSW members have renewed for 2012.  We are looking for the other 27%. If you have not already done so, renew your 2012 GSW membership. Paper notices mailed in early December. You can also renew online at <> (paying by MasterCard, Visa, Amex, Discover, or by PayPal, you will need the e-mail address GSW has fopr you, and your GSW member number).


Future meetings: 2012: Jan 11, Feb 1, March 14 & 28, May 9.

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