Re: twinkle, twinkle

Amara Graps (
Mon, 23 Dec 1996 11:29:23 -0800

>[Warning: I am no physicist, and what I am about to write is based on
>some general reading many years ago.]

>One thing to realize about the sun is that it generates energy based
>on hydrogen fusion, unlike our own fusion bombs which use deuterium
>and tritium. Hydrogen is much harder to make fuse, which is why we
>don't use it.

Related information:

People here may be interested in a post I made to sci.astro about
a year ago regarding modeling the evolution of the Sun.


Warning.. There are some equations.

Other misc articles are at:

Happy Holidays everyone. (I'm off for a week.)


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