Tag: Nucleosynthesis

What is nuclear fusion?

Nuclear fusion is what powers the Sun and gives us the light and warmth to live, but what is it really? Fusion is literally the process of join two things together to make them one, that is to fuse them. An everyday process that you may region use that is similar is welding where two …

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Element Formation in Stars

We are all made of star stuff, the left of detritus from stars that exploded long ago. Nearly all the elements in the solar system, Milky Way and beyond were created in the extreme conditions at the centre of stars. Ultimately you and I are made from this star stuff. Were do the elements come …

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