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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:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nucleosynthesis

Referenced by pages:
abundances
alpha capture
alpha process
antimatter
barium star (Ba star)
Big Bang nucleosynthesis (BBN)
beta decay
core collapse
dark matter annihilation
electron screening
fusion
Gamow peak
globular cluster (GC)
GW170817
iron peak
isotope
magnesium (Mg)
mass fraction
metallicity (Z)
neon (Ne)
nickel (Ni)
nuclide
p-process
relic
rp-process
r-process
silicon (Si)
silicon burning
s-process
stellar age determination
stellar population
sulfur (S)
technetium star
trans-iron element
valley of beta stability

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