Sunday, January 15, 2023

Where Life's Chemical Elements Came From

Environmental & Science Education, STEM, Astrophysics, Cosmology, Nature of Science, History of Science, Models, Maths

Ed Hessler

A periodic table for the "best guess" origin of the elements -nuclear creation or nucleosynthesis - essential to life's functioning was featured on Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD).

The explanation provides explanations and current understanding, noting, too, that the nuclear origin of some, pointing out copper as an example, "are not really well known and are continuing topics of of observational and computational research."

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