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Nucleosynthesis – crucible of the Elements
17th October 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm£3
President of Huddersfield Astronomical and Philosophical Society, and Director of the Huddersfield Observatory, Robert A Williams joins WADAS to deliver his talk entitled “Nucleosynthesis – crucible of the Elements”, celebrating 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements.
This talk covers…
- A ramble through the elements of the Periodic table showing how stars make heavier elements from lighter ones. Where these stars are found and how they evolve.
- The human body and how its constituents are drawn from a wide range of astrophysical processes.
- A brief look at the composition of Earth and how its constituents are gathered from stars beyond our Sun’.