Simon, Steven Department of Geophysical Science, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.
Davis, Andrew M. Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.
Hutcheon, Ian D. Glenn T. Seaborg Institute, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California.
Jacobsen, Benjamin. Glenn Seaborg Institute, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California.
- Minerals in Meteorites
- Carbonaceous chondrite inclusions
- Formation of chondrites
- Meteorites from planets
- Chemical Compositions of Meteorites
- Cosmochemical properties of elements
- Presolar events
- Solar nebular processes
- Planetary processes
- Sampling the solar system
- Isotopic Compositions of Meteorites
- Chronology: age of solar system and formation of planets
- Isotope anomalies, presolar grains, and solar composition
- Links to Primary Literature
- Additional Readings
The science of the chemistry of the universe, particularly that beyond the Earth. As currently practiced, cosmochemistry is concerned primarily with inferences on pre-solar-system events, solar nebular processes, and early planetary processes as deduced from minerals in meteorites and from chemical and isotopic compositions of meteorites and their parts. See also: Isotope; Meteorite
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