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Competition between the P-P Chain and the CNO Cycle

What nuclear fusion reactions go on inside stars, and what does it depend on? Find about the proton proton chain reaction.

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Leo Szilard

Leo Szilard (1898 - 1964) ideas included the linear accelerator, cyclotron, electron microscope, and nuclear chain reaction. Equally important was his insistence that scientists accept moral ...

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A single cosmic ray can cause an air shower of billions of particles

A look at how cosmic rays create a chain reaction that cause a lot of particles to shower down.

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Fusion vs temperature

Very simple experiment showing the reaction between two nuclei at different temperatures. The temperature is set with a cursor in millions of degrees. The reaction is then played.

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The Proton-Proton Chain

Read how stars like our sun use the proton-proton chain to generate energy by turning hydrogen to helium

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Energy from Matter

A nice slideshow covering the history and ideas of fission and fusion, including decay chains and the E=MC2 equation.

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Reaction Times

An applet which allows the user to see how a car stops given certain braking conditions.

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How Chain Saws Work

A brief description of how Chainsaws work from

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Proton Fusion

This is the process which fuels the Sun and other stars which have core temperatures less than 15 million Kelvin. A reaction cycle yields about 15 MeV of energy.

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The science of fire

This thinkquest site explains the chemical reaction behind fire.

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