Scientists Locate Neutron Star Collision That Could Have Created Our Solar System’s Plutonium

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In 2017, observatories around the world observed a high-energy collision between a pair of dense objects, each slightly more massive than the Sun but only the size of a city. A similar collision closer to home could have been responsible for producing some of the heaviest elements in our own solar system—and…

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