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Milky Way Chemical Evolution

(process of the development of metals in the Milky Way)

Milky Way Chemical Evolution models are being developed using Survey data covering a distribution of stars (including their Metallicity), gas, and Dust in representative portions of the Milky Way. Development of Metals is assumed to occur in stars and supernovae.

(Milky Way,metallicity,chemistry)