**Primordial Nucleosynthesis: from precision cosmology to fundamental physics**

by F. Iocco, G. Mangano, G. Miele, O. Pisanti, P.D. Serpico

**Publisher**: arXiv 2009**Number of pages**: 148

**Description**:

We present an up-to-date review of Big Bang Nucleosynthesis (BBN). We discuss the main improvements which have been achieved in the past two decades on the overall theoretical framework, summarize the impact of new experimental results on nuclear reaction rates, and critically re-examine the astrophysical determinations of light nuclei abundances.

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