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Gold is a chemical element with symbol Au (from Latin: aurum) and atomic number 79. In its purest form, it is a bright, slightly reddish yellow, dense, soft, ...

The Surprising Origin Of Earth's Gold | Popular Science


Jul 18, 2013 ... The Surprising Origin Of Earth's Gold. New observations suggest your jewelry may have originated from colliding stars. Twinkle, twinkle!

The Cosmic Origin Story Of Gold - Forbes


Oct 29, 2015 ... Gold has long been one of the most rare and precious metals on Earth, since well before humanity even knew what an element truly was.

Gold star: Seeking the origin of gold in the universe: Pinpointing the ...


Mar 30, 2016 ... Astronomers are zeroing in on the answer to one of science's most puzzling questions: where did heavy elements, such as gold, originate?

Origin of gold is likely in rare neutron-star collisions - The ...


Jul 17, 2013 ... Gold — atomic number 79, element symbol Au, the most widely beloved of the precious metals — might have its origin in extremely rare and ...

Blingnova! The origin of gold - The Washington Post


Jul 17, 2013 ... Here's my story for the day, about the origin of gold. Wikipedia will tell you (at least it did a minute ago) that gold comes from supernova ...

Gold star: Seeking the origin of gold in the universe - Phys.org


Mar 30, 2016 ... So you think the gold in your ring or watch came from a mine in Africa or Australia ? Well, think farther away. Much, much farther.

The Origin of Gold - The New 49ers


Looking for lode or placer deposits is that field of study which locates the current resting place of gold, and raises the question: “How did the gold get there?

Golden Creation: The deep space origin of gold - USAGOLD


For another small article, see also NASA's Picture of the day -- On the Origin of Gold. (R. Nemiroff & J, Bonnell) -- Where did the gold in your jewelry originate?

Chemical Elements.com - Gold (Au)


Gold at Chemical Elements.com. Basic Information ... Name Origin: From the Old English word geolo (yellow) Symbol Origin: From the Latin word aurum (gold)