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Cosmic alchemy in the era of gravitational wave astronomy (hybrid)

Event details of Enrico Ramirez‑Ruiz (UC Santa Cruz)
Date 8 September 2021
Time 15:00 -16:00

The source of about half of the heaviest elements in the Universe has been a mystery for a long time. Although the general picture of element formation is well understood, many questions about the astrophysical details remain to be answered. Here I focus on recent advances in our understanding of the origin of the heaviest and rarest elements in the Universe.