What is MotU?

Materials of the Universe (MotU) unites cosmology, astrophysics, astronomy, planetary science and exploration, mineralogy and petrology, with materials science and engineering, chemistry, physics, and biology to address grand questions of the complex chemistries and evolution of planets. MotU

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2 ASU professors appointed as first-ever Navrotsky Professors of Materials Research


Graduate student Gerson Leonel from MotU performing Raman spectroscopy at Kansas State Univ. through PIRE project


FORCE:  Facility for Open Research in a Compressed Environment is funded

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