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Donald Clayton in June 1968 at the foot of Keere Street in Lewes, Sussex, where he was visiting at the home of Roger Tayler. Tayler was a disciple of Hoyle who made important contributions to the nucleosynthesis of the iron peak elements (see "Radiogenic Iron", by D. D. Clayton, in Meteoritics 34, A145-160 (1999), esp. p 150). Clayton at this time had just worked out the silicon burning quasiequilibrium that clarified the problem on which Tayler had contributed, namely, the nucleosynthesis of 56Ni instead of 56Fe, and which these two discussed that evening over dinner at Tayler's home.

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