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When do elements heavier than iron form and why?

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


How are elements distributed through space?

Supernova explosions


What is the evidence for how stars are distributed?

The presence of heavier elements in the sun and inner planets


How are chemical elements formed?

By the fusion processes in stars