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Welcome to Ask SESE at Arizona State University!

Ever had a question about astronomy, astrophysics, astrobiology, cosmology, earth science, geology, planetary science, or space exploration in general that you've wanted answered? SESE’s research portfolio includes projects on every continent of the world, and extends to the Moon, Mars, Mercury, and beyond. We are taking photos of the lunar surface with special cameras, exploring the Red Planet using robotic rovers, studying earthquakes big and small, investigating mud volcanoes in Indonesia and much, much more! So if you have a question that falls in our research areas, just —



1. Who will be answering questions posted to Ask SESE?

The questions will be answered by SESE graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. We have diverse backgrounds so feel free to ask us any science or engineering questions that you may have.

2. What is on display in the ISTB 4 building?

We have a full-scale mockup of the Curiosity Mars rover, a large collection of meteorites (we have the world's largest university-based meteorite collection), and we have several interactive stations that includes a video globe that can project planetary surfaces. You are welcome to visit us and take a look Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.