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  • nucleosynthetic — See nucleosynthesis. * * * …   Universalium

  • nucleosynthetic — adjective Of or pertaining to nucleosynthesis …   Wiktionary

  • nucleosynthetic — nu·cleo·synthetic …   English syllables

  • nucleosynthetic — adjective see nucleosynthesis …   Useful english dictionary

  • nucleosynthesis — nucleosynthetic /nooh klee oh sin thet ik, nyooh /, adj. /nooh klee oh sin theuh sis, nyooh /, n. Physics, Astron. the formation of new atomic nuclei by nuclear reactions, thought to occur in the interiors of stars and in the early stages of… …   Universalium

  • Metallicity — The globular cluster M80. Stars in globular clusters are mainly older metal poor members of Population II. In astronomy and physical cosmology, the metallicity (also called Z[1]) of an object is the proportion of its matter made …   Wikipedia

  • isotope — isotopic /uy seuh top ik/, adj. isotopically, adv. /uy seuh tohp /, n. Chem. any of two or more forms of a chemical element, having the same number of protons in the nucleus, or the same atomic number, but having different numbers of neutrons in… …   Universalium

  • nucleosynthesis — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1960 the production of a chemical element from simpler nuclei (as of hydrogen) especially in a star • nucleosynthetic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Chromium — This article is about the chemical element. For other uses, see Chromium (disambiguation). vanadium ← chromium → manganese ↑ Cr ↓ Mo …   Wikipedia

  • Galaxy — This article is about the astronomical structure. For other uses, see Galaxy (disambiguation). NGC 4414, a typical spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices, is about 55,000 light years in diameter and approximately 60 million light… …   Wikipedia

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