Cooking of elements inside stars- part1

We do not find different elements with the same abundance in our universe. We would be rather happy to find as much gold as iron on earth. Again, some elements like Uranium which decay with time can be found naturally. Actually elements that we see today was not formed as the universe begin rather they were synthesized in the Stars. Stars die to enrich the galaxies with heavier elements and new stars born from the remnant of previous stars. It is very interesting to know how the elements are actually cooked inside the stars.

X-rays From Young Supernova Remnant (NASA, Cha...

X-rays From Young Supernova Remnant (NASA, Chandra, 07/30/12) (Photo credit: NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center)