Derek Sears’ Publications

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Publication Lists (pdf files)

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Abstracts and Extended Abstracts

Unrefereed and Popular Articles


Publications by Year

1973 1974 1975
1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985
1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
 2011 2012 2013

Publications by Subject

Natural Thermoluminescence Projects

Induced Thermoluminescence Projects

Cathodoluminescence Projects

Enstatite Chondrites


Compositional and Mineralogical Studies

Luminescence of Lunar & Basalt Samples

Asteroid Surface Processes

Microgravity Experiments



 History of Meteoritics and Planetary Science


Publications by Journal



Earth and Planetary Science Letters Geochimical Cosmochimica Acta

Geophysical Research Letters


Journal of Geophysical Research

Meteoritics and Planetary Science


Top Thirty Publications

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with Commentary


Book reviews

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of Book Reviews




“The Nature and Origin of Meteorites”

Institute of Physics (Adam Hilger)/Oxford University Press, 1978


“Thunderstones: A Study of Meteorites Based on Falls and Finds in Arkansas”

University of Arkansas Press, 1988


“Origin of Chondrules and Chondrites”

Cambridge University Press, 2005


The Editorials

From 11 years as Editor of Meteoritics and Planetary Science



The Journal Covers

Cases in Which our Work
Appeared on the Journal Cove




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