RES.8-007 | Fall 2019 | Undergraduate

Cosmic Origin of the Chemical Elements


Episode 1: Introduction and Overview

Everything around us is made from different elements: carbon, silicon, iron, and all the other elements from the Periodic Table. But have you ever wondered where all these elements came from?

Associated Book Chapters from Searching for the Oldest Stars: Ancient Relics from the Early Universe

  • Chapter 1: What Is Stellar Archaeology?
  • Chapter 2: Two Centuries of Pursuing Stars

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Fall 2019
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