Abundances of the elements in the solar system

  title={Abundances of the elements in the solar system},
  author={Alastair Graham Walter Cameron},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
  • A. Cameron
  • Published 1973
  • Physics
  • Space Science Reviews
The present status of abundance information for elements in meteorites and in the Sun is reviewed, and a new table of abundances of the elements, which should be characteristic of the primitive solar nebula, is compiled and presented. Special attention is called to the elemental abundances in the silicon-to-calcium region, where many of the abundances are rather poorly determined, and where these abundances have an impact on theories of nucleosynthesis of the elements. To each elemental isotope… Expand
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