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nucleosynthesis

(creation of atomic nuclei)

Nucleosynthesis is the creation of atomic nuclei, i.e., the creation of elements. Types include:

Stellar nucleosynthesis includes the processes:


(physics)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nucleosynthesis

Referenced by pages:
abundances
alpha capture
alpha process
antimatter
Big Bang nucleosynthesis (BBN)
beta decay
dark matter annihilation
electron screening
fusion
Gamow peak
GW170817
isotope
nickel (Ni)
p-process
rp-process
r-process
s-process
stellar age determination
stellar population
technetium star
trans-iron element

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