Originally Posted by Achilles
Actually, something along these lines might tie in with Mimi's observations about "Dark Energy".
I'd have to agree with all 3 of you Achilles, Mimartin & Primogen
As much as it was thrown around in ME2, and along with the Quarians studying dark energy and the collapse of suns (which creates eezo).. it HAS to be part of the story catalyst
Not sure exactly on the whos whats whens hows and whys, but I'd wager it's a plot device to jump-start the main mission.
Originally Posted by Mass Effect Wiki
Eezo is generated when solid matter, such as a planet, is affected by the energy of a star going supernova. The material is common in the asteroid debris that orbits neutron stars and pulsars.