Emma Chapman on First Light

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First Light Switching on Stars at the Dawn of Time by Emma Chapman tells the story of the first stars, hundreds of times the size of the Sun and a million times brighter, that seeded the Universe with the heavy elements that we are made of and tells us how these stars formed, why they were so unusual, and what they can teach us about the Universe today. Emma Chapman a Royal Society research fellow and fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, based at Imperial College London incorporates the very latest research into this branch of astrophysics, this booksheds light on a time of darkness, telling the story of stars, hundreds of times the size of the Sun and a million times brighter, lonely giants that lived fast and died young in powerful explosions that seeded the Universe with the heavy elements that we are made of. Join us when Emma Chapman tells us how these stars formed, why they were so unusual, and what they can teach us about the Universe today, on this installment of Leonard Lopate at Large.

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