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Sunday, 22 May 2016

Explanation for Origin of Nature's Heaviest Elements

Explanation for Origin of Nature's Heaviest Elements

Galactic 'Gold Mine' Explains the Origin of Nature's Heaviest Elements:
A unique galaxy loaded with hard-to-produce, heavy elements sheds
light on stellar histories and galactic evolution. MIT Kavli Institute for
Astrophysics and Space Research, May 19, 2016
http://www.kavlifoundation.org/science-spotlights/cosmic-heavy-metals
http://phys.org/news/2016-05-galactic-gold-nature-heaviest-elements.html

3 Questions: The origin of the cosmos’ heaviest elements: Unique galaxy
offers clues to the extreme conditions that yield the heavies of the
periodic table.
MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research, March 21, 2016
http://news.mit.edu/2016/3-q-galaxy-origin-cosmos-heaviest-elements-0321

The paper is:

Alexander, P. J., A. Frebel, A. Chiti, and J. D. Simon, 2016, R-process
enrichment from a single event in an ancient dwarf galaxy
Nature. vol. 531, pp. 610–613 (31 March 2016) doi:10.1038/nature17425
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27001693

Also, there is:

Copious r-process enrichment from a single event in an ancient dwarf
galaxy by Alexander P. Ji, Anna Frebel, Anirudh Chiti, Joshua D. Simon
http://arxiv.org/abs/1512.01558

Yours,

Paul H.

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