Abundance Variations within Globular Clusters

  title={Abundance Variations within Globular Clusters},
  author={Raffaele Gratton and Christopher Sneden and Eugenio Carretta},
  journal={Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics},
▪ Abstract Abundance variations within globular clusters (GCs), and of GC stars with respect to field stars, are important diagnostics of a variety of physical phenomena, related to the evolution of individual stars, mass transfer in binary systems, and chemical evolution in high density environments. The broad astrophysical implications of GCs as building blocks of our knowledge of the Universe make a full understanding of their history and evolution basic in a variety of astrophysical fields… 
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