Heavy Elements

Astronomers Find a Star That Contains 65 Different Elements

Have you ever held a chunk of gold in your hand? Not a little piece of jewelry, but an ounce…

3 days ago

Some of Earth’s Gold Came From Two Neutron Stars That Collided Billions of Years Ago

A new study has shown that a good deal of Earth's heaviest elements may have come from a nearby neutron…

3 years ago

Antique Stars Could Help Solve Mysteries Of Early Milky Way

[/caption] Utilizing ESO's giant telescopes located in Chile, researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute have been examining "antique" stars. Located…

11 years ago

Cosmic Collisions – The Astronomical Alchemist

[/caption]Here on Earth the practice of alchemy once had its era - trying to turn lead into gold. However, somewhere…

11 years ago