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Title: The Origin of the Elements

The world around us is made of atoms. Did you ever wonder where these atoms came from? How was the gold in our jewelry, the carbon in our bodies, and the iron in our cars made? In this lecture, we wilmore »l trace the origin of a gold atom from the Big Bang to the present day, and beyond. You will learn how the elements were forged in the nuclear furnaces inside stars, and how, when they die, these massive stars spread the elements into space. You will learn about the origin of the building blocks of matter in the Big Bang, and we will speculate on the future of the atoms around us today.« less
Title: The Origin of the Elements
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Publication Date: 2012-11-20
OSTI Identifier: 1148752
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), Newport News, VA (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE
Subject: 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY ; ATOMS ; ELEMENTS ; SUPERNOVA ; BIG BANG ; UNIVERSE ; TABLE OF ELEMENTS ; NUCLEOSYNTHESIS ; ORIGINS ; HYDROGEN ; OXYGEN
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:57:33
System Entry Date: 2018-01-23