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Nucleosynthesis – crucible of the Elements

17th October 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


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’.



17th October 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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