Melendez, Jorge; Schirbel, L; Monroe, Tala Wanda R.; Yong, David; Ramirez, Ivan; Asplund, Martin
Context. The standard solar model fails to predict the very low lithium abundance in the Sun, which is much lower than the proto-solar nebula (as measured in meteorites). This Li problem has been debated for decades, and it has been ascribed either to planet formation or to secular stellar depletion due to additional mixing below the convection zone, either during the pre-main sequence and thus possibly linked to planet formation, or additionally on secular time-scales during the main sequence....[Show more]
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