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Tuesday 25 August meeting – “Astronomical Alchemy” – the origin of elements

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“Astronomical Alchemy” – the origin of elements While hydrogen and helium were produced in the Big Bang, the origin of heavier elements, the silicon in rocks, the iron in our blood, and the oxygen we breathe, lies in the lifecycle of stars. Nuclear fusion reactions in stars produce energy and […] Read more»





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