Oxygen – Breathing the Universe

| August 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this talk Lisa Kewley from the University of Hawaii will discuss the topic of oxygen. We are all familiar with the importance of oxygen for survival on our planet, but, apparently, oxygen plays an important role in astrophysics as well. By investigating the abundance of oxygen and its properties in the universe we can get a good idea of the formation of elements in the early universe. Additionally,  exploring the properties of oxygen on other planets plays an important role in the field of astrobiology. For more videos visit the links below.

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