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How Things in the Universe Came About and How They Ended Up Within Us

Dr. Tom Abel

April 6, 2016

Dr. Tom Abel (Stanford University)

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Dr. Abel takes us on an illustrated journey through the early stages of the universe, using the latest computer animations of how the first (massive) stars formed and died, and how stars built up the first galaxies. He also discusses how the early stars seeded the cosmos with the chemical elements necessary for life.