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7Li Abundances

  1. Jul 6, 2006 #1

    Kea

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    What are a couple of recommended papers on 7Li abundances? I have had a quick look at Steigman, and he seems to conclude that the problem might well be in the nuclear physics. What is the current consensus?

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  3. Jul 7, 2006 #2

    Chronos

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  4. Jul 7, 2006 #3

    Kea

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    Thanks, Chronos. This paper seems to get 7Li concordance (for WMAP3) with a "depletion factor for stellar processes". That doesn't sound very convincing to me...unless we expect a large depletion factor to arise this way?

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  5. Jul 24, 2006 #4

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    Yep, it wasn't terribly convincing to me either Kea. Hence, 'speculative' remains the word of the day. It also doesn't appear a huge number of people are clammoring for collider/telescope time to resolve this mystery. Since I have too much free time, I will attempt to explore this a bit deeper if desired.
     
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