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(astronomy) the cosmic synthesis of atoms more complex than the hydrogen atom

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Remember, no other elements exist in the universe yet because the nuclear fusion that occurred during Nucleosynthesis did not last long enough to fuse heavier elements.
Nuclear reactions, nucleosynthesis, abundances, Stars: evolution
LUNA can also probe energies equivalent to about a billion degrees Celsius, the temperature at which elements probably formed during Big Bang nucleosynthesis.
Keck Observatory's 10-meter telescope and state-of-the-art models of their atmospheres has shown that there is no conflict between their lithium-6 and lithium-7 content and predictions of the standard theory of Big Bang nucleosynthesis, restoring thus the order in our theory of the early universe.
The ejected material is enriched in carbon, nitrogen and s-process elements as a result of nucleosynthesis in the stellar interior and dredge-up processes that bring the enriched material to the stellar surface.
Heavy element transmutation was observed bull-dozed by the bow shock that matched stellar and supernova nucleosynthesis.
It also mapped out sites where all of the heavier elements in the periodic table are created, a process known as nucleosynthesis, which is detected by regions of strong radioactive emissions.
From where, then, did the excess matter come to start the process of nucleosynthesis (hydrogen and helium nuclei) during the first three minutes and then go on to aggregate, forming the first stars and galaxies?
These were followed, later, by nucleosynthesis, expansion, cooling, and formation of galaxies, stars, and planets, including Earth (circa 4.
He "discovered" nucleosynthesis in stars, for example.
25 Which four chemical elements are believed to have been the only four formed in the first round of nucleosynthesis, in the first few minutes after the Big Bang?
And after nucleosynthesis in first-generation stars, the laws of nature bring about the self-assembly of heavier elements, like carbon and oxygen, and simple molecules, and planets with dry land, atmospheres, and water oceans.
Unlike steady-state theory, Hoyle's ideas about nucleosynthesis, the formation of elements through nuclear reactions in stars, received striking empirical vindication.
His specific research interest is in nucleosynthesis, the study of the processes that form the chemical elements.
Gravity, the solar system, stellar evolution, and nucleosynthesis