Nuclear Fusion

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What happens in Fusion?
Two small nuclei join to make a larger nucleus
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What are the isotopes involved in the creation of helium example?
Hydrogen and Hydrogen 2
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What are the two problems with fusion?
Needs very high temperature and pressure; very hard to safely control
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Why is cold fusion still not accepted?
Few scientists have been able to reproduce the results of the one 'successful' experiment
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Where is Nuclear Fusion already used?
Hydrogen Bombs
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How does a Hydrogen bomb achieve the necessary temperature?
Fission reaction takes place first
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