Lecturer in Planetary Science, The Open University
Dr Martin D. Suttle is a Lecturer in Planetary Science at the Open University, within the School of Physical Sciences. He holds a PhD in Planetary Science from Imperial College London and previously worked as a research associate at the University of Pisa and the Natural History Museum (London). Martin’s research specialises in the microanalysis of extraterrestrial materials (meteorites and micrometeorites). He studies water-rock interactions on asteroids and comets with the aim of understanding the role of water in the planet building process. Martin’s research also focuses on the flux of cosmic dust to the Earth both now and in the ancient geological past, investigating interactions between micrometeorites and Earth’s biosphere and atmosphere.
Mar 13, 2023 11:53 am UTC| Science
On 28 February 2021, for the first time in 30 years, a meteorite fell in the UK and was later recovered by scientists. Today, theres an international effort to study this space rock and learn more about its place in the...