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Talk On 'Approximating The r-Process On Earth With Thermonuclear Explosions' 7 p.m. Today

on October 25, 2017 - 5:57am
 
LACACIS News:
 
Dr. Stephen Allen Becker Becker will talk about the process and show the results from nuclear testing of the rapid absorption of neutrons by nuclei (r-process), which occurs naturally in novae and supernovae and artificially in nuclear tests. 
 
Becker's talk is 7 p.m. today at the United Church at 2525 Canyon Road in Los Alamos.
 
Einsteinium and fermium were first synthesized and identified using nuclear explosions, as were many neutron-rich isotopes.
 
 

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