Nuclear fusion – Simple Physics

By |2019-06-29T08:35:35-07:00August 17th, 2017|Physics|

The Sun shining from space: nuclear fusion in action. The first fusion reactions Fusion reactions are how the first stars got started. Soon after the Big Bang, hydrogen atoms began bumping into each other and merging into one bigger helium atom. Four atoms with four nuclei - centers - mixed together into one atom with a bigger nucleus. What's [...]