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Nucleosynthesis and chemical enrichment

  • PhD special course
  • Lecturer: Daniel Thomas
  • Dates: 29/30 April, 3 May

Location

  • Dennis Sciama Building, room 3.12

Syllabus

  • Part 1: Basic chemical reactions; thermal history of the early universe; Big Bang and stellar nucleosynthesis
  • Part 2: Explosive nucleosynthesis; Type II and Type Ia supernovae; chemical evolution of galaxies
  • Part 3: Element abundance ratios in stellar population models; interpretation of galaxy spectra; implications for galaxy formation

Lecture overheads

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