Does Gold Come From Neutron Star Collisions?

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    https://apnews.com/84fba73c68414c2c...tness-huge-cosmic-crash,-find-origins-of-gold
     
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    Odd, I thought it was already known that gold comes from stars. Not sure what would be different with neutron stars unless they were able to detect how the element is actually created.
     
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    There's more at the link.
     

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