Science Sundays: "The Fantastic Forge: Supernovae and the Origin of the Elements"

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Todd Thompson
March 20, 2016
3:00PM - 5:00PM
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Ohio Union, US Bank Conference Theatre

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A free lecture series open to the public, provides a wide range of current and emerging topics and issues in science that touch our everyday lives. Speakers are experts in their fields from on campus and around the world with experience in making their topics interesting and accessible for audiences of all ages, with or without a science background.

Todd Thompson 

The Fantastic Forge: Supernovae and the Origin of the Elements

Thompson describes the grand pageant of stellar death and transfiguration caused by supernovae — exploding massive stars and tremendous thermonuclear detonations of white dwarfs — that partially replenish galaxies with raw materials for future star formation. We owe our existence to the elements they provided: carbon, oxygen and iron.

Professor of astronomy, Ohio State

http://artsandsciences.osu.edu/science-sundays

 

Ohio Union, US Bank Conference Theatre Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics (CCAPP) colarosa.5@osu.edu America/New_York public
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A free lecture series open to the public, provides a wide range of current and emerging topics and issues in science that touch our everyday lives. Speakers are experts in their fields from on campus and around the world with experience in making their topics interesting and accessible for audiences of all ages, with or without a science background.

Todd Thompson 

The Fantastic Forge: Supernovae and the Origin of the Elements

Thompson describes the grand pageant of stellar death and transfiguration caused by supernovae — exploding massive stars and tremendous thermonuclear detonations of white dwarfs — that partially replenish galaxies with raw materials for future star formation. We owe our existence to the elements they provided: carbon, oxygen and iron.

Professor of astronomy, Ohio State

http://artsandsciences.osu.edu/science-sundays

 

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