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By C. Esteban, R. J. García López, A. Herrero, F. Sánchez

A well timed assessment of advancements in cosmochemistry during the last decade.

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056. But, there’s more. The very metal-poor halo stars used to define the lithium plateau are very old. They have had the most time to disturb the prestellar lithium which may survive in their cooler, outer layers. Mixing of these outer layers with the hotter interior where lithium has been destroyed will dilute the surface abundance. Pinsonneault et al. 3 dex while maintaining a rather narrow dispersion among their abundances (see also, Chaboyer et al. 1992; Theado & Vauclair 2001, Salaris & Weiss 2002).

Let us point out, at this stage, that real stars of course stop on their evolutionary tracks in the log P − log ρ-diagram for long time when they burn a nuclear fuel in their core. However, every fuel extincts at one point, and then the contraction of the core goes on! e. e. when the core is extremely degenerate. Degeneracy of the stellar core implies: the density has grown so much that in order to avoid three fermions (here: electrons; only two with opposite spin are allowed) in the same phase space cell, we must have fermion momenta exceeding those given by the Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution.

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