Subject: Why is oxygen more abundant than carbon in the universe?
Date: Mon Jul 24 09:29:22 2006
Posted by Tim
Grade level: undergrad
City: Madison State/Province: WI
Area of science: Astronomy
Based on the processes of nucleosynthesis, it seems that it takes less energy
to create carbon than it does oxygen. Why then, is oxygen estimated to be
more abundant than carbon in the universe?
Re: Why is oxygen more abundant than carbon in the universe?
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