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Nucleosynthesis with the Big Bang and the Supernovas?

  1. Feb 27, 2007 #1
    Why can we only explain the nucleosynthesis with the Big Bang and the Supernovas? Where can I learn more about this subject?
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  3. Feb 27, 2007 #2


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    First of all, we have an Astrophysics forum on PF in which there are many discussion on nucleosythesis, supernovae and Big Bang. One should use the forum search tool to search for key words.

    A general overview of astrophysics concepts can be found at

    Big-bang - http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/astro/bbang.html#c1

    Supernovae - http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/astro/snovcn.html

    Nuclear synthesis - http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/astro/nucsyn.html

    Institute for Nuclear Theory - http://www.int.washington.edu/
    University of Washington
    Physics/Astronomy Building
    Box 351550
    Seattle, WA 98195-1550

    Nuclear Astrophysics: Physics 554 and Astronomy 510

    Big Bang Nucleosynthesis

    Nucleosynthesis in Supernovae -

    University of Tennessee - Knoxville
    Department of Physics and Astronomy - http://www.phys.utk.edu/
    Astronomy 162
    Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology

    NASA Goddard
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