Viewing page 32 of 70
It looks like you're using a mobile device. We recommend using a physical keyboard for transcription entry.
March 28, 1977 Airmail Mrs. P. Muir Research School of Earth Sciences Australian National University P.O. Box 4 Canberra, A.C.T., Australia 2600 Dear Pat, Thank your for your recent letter. I'm glad to hear the analyses of the Allende inclusions are progressing. Ross called me from Houston during the Lunar Science Conference (I was too tied up here in Washington to attend) and we discussed the work, and he has also send me the major-element analyses, which I am studying at the moment. I am hoping to get to Australia later this year, mainly because of the need to do some more field work on the australite problem, but I would certainly plan to spend some time in Canberra also. I am interested to learn that you will be visiting Menlo Park in May. I don't expect to be on the west coast at that time, but will keep it in mind. The job situation in this country is quite tight at the present time (we have two post-doctoral fellows in this department who have nothing lined up after their fellowships expire, despite a lot of searching). With your qualifications in a position in a university research organization is always a possibility; however, you may find that, being a non-citizen, you would need to acquire a work permit. Virginia and George are thriving, and join me in best wishes to Lisa and yourself. Yours ever, Brian Mason Curator Department of Mineral Sciences BM/ks
Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.