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Carbon-rich presolar grains from massive stars : subsolar ¹²C/¹³C and ¹⁴N/¹⁵N ratios and the mystery of ¹⁵N (2015)
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Pignatari, M., Zinner, E., Hoppe, P., Jordan, C. J., Gibson, B. K., Trappitsch, R., …Timmes, F. X. (2015). Carbon-rich presolar grains from massive stars : subsolar ¹²C/¹³C and ¹⁴N/¹⁵N ratios and the mystery of ¹⁵N. Astrophysical journal. Letters, 808(2), L43. https://doi.org/10.1088/2041-8205/808/2/l43

Carbon-rich grains with isotopic anomalies compared to the Sun are found in primitive meteorites. They were made by stars, and carry the original stellar nucleosynthesis signature. Silicon carbide grains of Type X and C and low-density (LD) graphites... Read More