Reference numberMS/926/2/2
TitlePapers on The Royal Society Soirée Luna 24 consortium exhibit, collected by Colin Pillinger
Date4 January 1978 - 4 May 1978
DescriptionCorrespondence regarding the Luna 24 consortium exhibit, including invitations and notes for exhibitors. The following scientists are listed as members of the Luna 24 consortium, with their areas of investigation:

Dr S. O. Agrell, University of Cambridge, mineralogy and petrology
Dr H. Axon, University of York, metallography
Dr D. J. Barber, University of Essex, cosmic ray tracks, high voltage electron microscopy
Dr S. Durrani, University of Birmingham, cosmic ray tracks, thermoluminescence
Professor G. Eglinton, University of Bristol, chairman of sample allocation committee
Dr G. Fielder, University of Lancaster, optical and ion spectroscopy
Dr R. Hutchison, Natural History Museum, minerology and petrology
Dr J A M McDonnell, University of Kent, microcrater and erosion studies
Dr C. T. Pillinger, University of Cambridge, sample separation, geochemistry and carbon chemistry
Prof S. K. Runcorn, University of Newcastle, magnetic properties
Mr P. R. Simpson, IGS, mineralogy and petrology
Dr A. Stephenson, University of Newcastle, mineralogy
Dr G. Turner, University of Sheffield, age determination
Dr J. E. Whiteley, Scottish Reactor Centre, geochemistry

Correspondence with consortium scientists about their contributions to the exhibit, and correspondence with Russian scientists inviting them to contribute. Included are the description and size of the exhibit, graphs and geodynamic diagrams, captions for photographs and information on the analysis of Luna 24 soil from Mare Crisium, captions on research including surface exposure history, summaries of the research so far completed on the Luna 24 samples, and a list of materials transferred to the Society for the exhibition.
Extent1 folder containing 57 items
Physical descriptionFolder of loose papers
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4367Pillinger; Colin Trevor (1943 - 2014)1943 - 2014
NA5328Runcorn; Stanley Keith (1922 - 1995)1922 - 1995
NA5073Eglinton; Geoffrey (1927 - 2016)1927 - 2016
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