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Fluorine Used In Toothpaste Formed In Dying Stars

published Fri, Aug 22 2014 23:55 GMT
Fluorine Used In Toothpaste Formed In Dying Stars
John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From ancient, dying stars to our toothbrushes, the chemical element fluorine which is used in toothpaste was formed in stars of the same type as our sun billions of years ago, scientists from Lund University in Sweden believe. The formation happens towards the end of a star’s life, a point at which they have expanded, are heavier and are referred to as a red giant. Various chemical elements are created within the ... more
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