Talk: Inside stars - cooking pots for making elements - BNSS

Event date: 12th March 2024 at: 7.30 pm (in-house and zoom)

Speaker: James Fradgley

What sorts of stars are there? A glimpse into hydrogen burning processes. The formation of carbon and oxygen: the triple-alpha reaction. Other light elements. Medium weight elements up to calcium. The silicon burning network. Heavy element synthesis. Supernovae and heavy elements.

This talk takes place during British Science Week.