Nucleosynthetic signatures of the first stars

  title={Nucleosynthetic signatures of the first stars},
  author={Anna Frebel and Wako Aoki and Norbert Christlieb and Hiroyasu Ando and Martin Asplund and Paul S. Barklem and Timothy C. Beers and Kjell Eriksson and Cora Fechner and Masayuki Y. Fujimoto and Satoshi Honda and Toshitaka Kajino and Takeo Minezaki and Ken’ichi Nomoto and John E. Norris and Sean G. Ryan and Masahide Takada-Hidai and Stelios Tsangarides and Yuzuru Yoshii},
The chemically most primitive stars provide constraints on the nature of the first stellar objects that formed in the Universe; elements other than hydrogen, helium and traces of lithium present within these objects were generated by nucleosynthesis in the very first stars. The relative abundances of elements in the surviving primitive stars reflect the masses of the first stars, because the pathways of nucleosynthesis are quite sensitive to stellar masses. Several models have been suggested to… 
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