Seed nuclei | Article about seed nuclei by The Free Dictionary
seed nuclei[′sēd ‚nü·klē‚ī]
Nuclei from which other nuclei are synthesized in stars.
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During the thermal-pulsation phase of a middleweight star's evolution, some 100 million neutrons are buzzing through each cubic centimeter of its core, bombarding potential seed nuclei
Since seed nuclei
are scarce, cloud particles may grow large and then quickly precipitate out of the atmosphere.