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Flashcards in Formation Of Elements Deck (4):
1

When do elements heavier than iron form and why?

The final stages of a massive star because they need the input energy

2

How are elements distributed through space?

Supernova explosions

3

What is the evidence for how stars are distributed?

The presence of heavier elements in the sun and inner planets

4

How are chemical elements formed?

By the fusion processes in stars