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sulfur

(S)
(metal, S, atomic number 16)

Sulfur (S) is the element with atomic number 16, symbol S. It has four stable isotopes. Sulfur is synthesized by oxygen burning and the alpha process in large stars and in supernovae. SI (neutral atomic sulfur) and SII (singly-ionized atomic sulfur) spectral lines are used in analyzing stellar makeup.


(element,metal,chemistry)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sulfur

Referenced by pages:
element
energetic neutral atom (ENA)
forbidden line
geochemistry
ice giant
nucleosynthesis
oxygen burning
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