Nuclear Fusion


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Nuclear Fusion
Oh, Nuclear Fusion? It’s no big deal. It’s just the process of combining two lighter atomic nuclei to form a heavier one. You know, like taking two hydrogen atoms and combining them to form a helium atom. And it releases a lot of energy! Like, LOTS of energy. Enough to power a small city, even. But here’s the funny thing: It’s not like you can just do it anywhere. You need a lot of heat, pressure, and intense magnetic fields to get it going. So don’t go trying to make your own fusion reactor at home, or anything like that. Plus, did you know that nuclear fusion powers the sun? Yup, it’s true. So, that’s pretty cool.