The origin of elements: the need for UV spectra
Thanks to the long-term collaborations between nuclear and astrophysics, we have good understanding on stellar nucleosynthesis, except for the elements around Ti and some neutron-capture elements. From the comparison between observations and Galactic chemical evolution models, it is necessary to have the rapid neutron-capture process associated with core-collapse supernovae, although the explosion mechanism is unknown. The impact of rotating massive stars is also shown in this paper. Many of the key elements can be exclusively obtained in the UV, and therefore without UV spectra it would not be possible to fully understand the origin of elements in the universe.