nucleosynthesis nucleosynthesis

Definition(s):

  • (n) (astronomy) the cosmic synthesis of atoms more complex than the hydrogen atom

News

  • Blingnova! The origin of gold

    Here’s my story for the day, about the origin of gold. Wikipedia will tell you (at least it did a minute ago) that gold comes from supernova nucleosynthesis. Not so, says a Harvard team today. By Joel Achenbach Gold — … Continue reading ?        
    on July 17, 2013     Source: Washington Post

Word of the Day
ambivalent ambivalent
/æm ˈbɪ və lənt /