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  • Created on: 03-03-14 19:18

NUCLEAR FUSION: IS THE CREATION OF LARGER NUCLEI FROM SMALLER NUCLEI ACCOMPANIED BY A RELEASE OF ENEGY, AND IS THE ENERGY SOURCE FOR STARS.

IS THE "JOINING TOGETHER" OF THE NUCLEI.  YOU WILL NEED EXTREMELY HIGH TEMP FOR FUSION REASCTIONS TO TAKE PLACE. THE ENEGY SOURCE THAT KEEPS OUR SUN AND OTHER STARS BURNING IS THE FUSION OF HYDROGEN AND OTHER LIGHTER NUCLEI.

TWO ISOTOPES OF HYDROGEN DEUTERIUM AND TRITIUM PRODUCE A STABLE

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