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*Nuclear Fusion
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*Nuclear fusion involves two
atomic nuclei joining to make a
large nucleus. Energy is released
when this happens.
*WHAT?…read more

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*The Sun and other stars use nuclear
fusion to release energy. The
sequence of nuclear fusion reactions
in a star is complex, but overall
hydrogen nuclei join to form helium
*The Sun and Stars…read more

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*Here is one nuclear fusion
reaction that takes place:
hydrogen-1 nuclei fuse with
hydrogen-2 nuclei to make
helium-3 nuclei…read more


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