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on Oct 20, 2012

Hydrogen fusion

The steps in one of the paths that four hydrogen nuclei take to fuse one helium nuclei. At each step, energy is emitted as gamma rays. Credit: Wikipedia user Borb.

The steps in one of the paths that four hydrogen nuclei take to fuse one helium nuclei.  At each step, energy is emitted as gamma rays.  Credit: Wikipedia user Borb.

Hydrogen fusion