Dec 2, 2019
549: Stellar nucleosynthesis revisited: In and on and around dead stars
Astronomy Cast 549: Stellar nucleosynthesis revisited: In and on and around dead stars
by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay
Last week we gave you an update on the formation of elements from the Big Bang and in main sequence stars like the Sun. This week, we wrap up with a bang, talking about the death of the most massive stars and how they seed the Universe with heavier elements.