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Search for supernova-produced Fe60 in a marine sediment

Fitoussi, C.; Raisbeck, G.M.; Knie, K.; Korschinek, Gunther; Faestermann, T.; Goriely, S; Lunney, D.; Poutivtsev, M.; Rugel, G.; Waelbroeck, Claire; Wallner, Anton

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An Fe60 peak in a deep-sea FeMn crust has been interpreted as due to the signature left by the ejecta of a supernova explosion close to the solar system 2.8±0.4Myr ago. In an attempt to confirm this interpretation with better time resolution and obtain a

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/82316
Source: Physical Review Letters
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.121101

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