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Featuring Professor Alexandra Navrtosky

The Navrotsky Eyring Center invites applications for a postdoctoral position.

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Christmas Letter 2021

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The National Science Foundation has just announced a $13.7M grant from its Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-1 Program to establish a national high pressure facility on the ASU campus, which will be unique in the United States. This grant, with PI’s Kurt Leinenweber, Alexandra Navrotsky, David J. Smith, Thomas G. Sharp and S.H.-D. Shim, will provide four major pieces of equipment, specialized space for their installation and operation, and staff support.


Alexandra Navrotsky increases ASU donation to $10M to help ensure future of materials science

Navrotsky has made a $10 million donation to Arizona State University to help further the growth of material science at the university.

Prof. Alexandra Navrotsky dedicates her symposium to the memory of Prof. Austen Angell

Professor Alexandra Navrotsky's International Symposium on Geochemistry for Sustainable Development is dedicated to her long-time friend and colleague Professor Austen Angell. She did so after hearing the sad news of Professor Angell's passing.

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March 16, 2021

In 2017, the first interstellar object from beyond our solar system was discovered via the Pan-STARRS astronomical observatory in Hawaii. It was named ‘Oumuamua, meaning "scout" or "messenger" in Hawaiian. The object was like a comet, but with features that were just odd enough to defy classification.