The formation of the heaviest elements

  title={The formation of the heaviest elements},
  author={Anna Frebel and Timothy C. Beers},
  journal={arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics},
  • A. Frebel, T. Beers
  • Published 3 January 2018
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics
The rapid neutron-capture process needed to build up many of the elements heavier than iron seems to take place primarily in neutron-star mergers, not supernova explosions. 

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