Three new papers!

I have three papers out this autumn! One of them is describing the insect diversity in the heart of the Lut Desert in Iran, known as the hottest spot on the surface of the Earth! This work is outcome of two field missions in 2014 in which we did a survey of the unknown regions […]

Webinar in Farsi – Meteorites from hot and cold deserts

🖥 “وبینار “در جستجوی سنگ‌های فرازمینی از بیان‌های گرم تا سرد📌 مدرس: حامد پورخرسندیشهاب‌سنگ‌ شناسپژوهشگر پسادکتری زمین‌شناسی ایزوتوپی و شیمی کیهانی دانشگاه بروکسل 📆 شنبه ۱۶ فروردین ۹۹🕘 ساعت ۲۰ تا ۲۱:۳۰ 💳 هزینه ثبت نام در وبینار: ۲۰ هزار تومان 🔴 منظومه‌ شمسی کی و چگونه تشکیل شده است؟سحابی اولیه منظومه شمسی حاوی چه […]

Interview with Euronews Farsi

Euronews Farsi interviewed me recently about the asteroid (52768) 1998 OR2 which comes “close” to the Earth. It is available via this link: And: Or you can read it here: آیا سیارک ماه مارس زمین را نابود می‌کند یا می‌توان منحرف و منفجرش کرد؟ نگارش از اشکان خسروپور  •  به روز شده در: ۱۰/۰۳/۲۰۲۰ – ۱۲:۴۰ کپی رایت […]

Reports of our Antarctic mission in the media

French, Dutch, and Turkish versions are available via following links: L’expédition de l’ULB et de la VUB en Antarctique a permis la découverte de 8 kilos de météorites VUB-ULB expeditie Antarctica: meteorieten bevatten mogelijke verklaring voor leven op aarde İlk Antarktik mikrometeoritler ülkemize getirildi

We finished our mission in Nansen Blue Ice Field (Antarctica) successfully!

Antarctic meteorite recovery during BELARE 2019-2020 Following successful recovery missions in 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2012-2013, and 2018-2019, an international team of Belgian, Turkish and Japanese scientists has recovered 66 meteorites in the 2019-2020 season, totaling more than 8 kg, in the Nansen blue ice fields, south of the Princess Elisabeth Station of the eastern Sør Rondane […]

Getting prepared for the Antarctica

Planned for departure to South Africa and later to the Antarctica, I am spending my last days of preparation in Brussels. I along with three other scientists will spend ~ 45 days down there looking for meteorites in the Nansen Blue Ice Field. Wish me luck! I will keep you posted via Instagram, Tweeter, and […]