# Astronomy

## Which is the most stable nuclide?

Which is the most stable nuclide? The popular verdict says $^{56} _{26}Fe$ is the most stable nuclide since it has the highest binding energy per nucleon $(\frac{B}{A}=8.790 \ MeV/A)$. However, this is incorrect. The most stable of all the nuclides is $^{62} _{28}Ni$. Its binding energy per nucleon is \$(\frac{B}{A}=8.794… Read More »Which is the most stable nuclide?

## Ad Astra Per Aspera (Part 1)

“Ad Astra Per Aspera” is a Latin proverb that means “To the Stars through hardship”. This is a series of articles intended to educate aspiring astronomers about observational and theoretical Astronomy. Our discussion will range from the basic unaided techniques to the frontiers of ongoing Astronomical research which will include… Read More »Ad Astra Per Aspera (Part 1)

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