Rare Supernovas Create Nearly All Heavy Elements in Universe, New Study Finds

Gold hunters take heed – Collapsars have been identified as the motherlode!

NASA/ESA/HEIC and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

A new study is upending the existing theory about the creation of the heaviest elements in the universe, identifying the source of elements like gold, platinum, and others as a super-rare form of supernova called a collapsar.

Source: Rare Supernovas Create Nearly All Heavy Elements in Universe, New Study Finds

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