Some really interesting scientific research has come out about the origins of gold. According to a few of those scientists, it can be traced back to a star collision.

Live Science said, "In a new study published May 1 in the journal Nature, the duo analyzed the remnants of radioactive isotopes, or versions of molecules with different numbers of neutrons, in a very old meteorite."

Over long periods of time, the results of collisions like these might result in heavy elements like gold. 

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