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Characterization of Planetary Atmospheres
Karan Molaverdikhani
Fri, 21 Jun 2019, 15:00
Fundamental Physics with High-Energy Cosmic Neutrinos
Dr. Mauricio Bustamante
Mon, 24 Jun 2019, 16:30
Lynton Ardizzone
Tue, 25 Jun 2019, 14:15

Compact object mergers and r-process nucleosynthesis

Andreas Bauswein , GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung Darmstadt
This talk gives a brief overview on compact object mergers. The electromagnetic counterpart of the first unambiguously observed neutron star merger provides very strong evidence that compact object mergers play a major role for the Galactic enrichment by heavy elements formed through the rapid neutron-capture process. I will describe the different channels of mass ejection and nucleosynthesis in compact object mergers and sketch the goals of the corresponding SFB project.
SFB Seminar - The Milky Way System
12 Dec 2018, 15:15
ARI seminar room basement, video broadcast to HITS, LSW, MPIA

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