ESOcast 210 Light: First identification of a heavy element born from neutron star collision

ESOcast 210 Light: First identification of a heavy element born from neutron star collision

Recording date: 23/10/2019
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Newly created strontium, an element used in fireworks, has been detected in space for the first time following observations with ESO’s Very Large Telescope. The detection confirms that the heavier elements in the Universe can form in neutron star mer

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