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Mr Confused

  1. Aug 24, 2006 #1
    how come stars burn at space if there is no oxygen in space?:confused:
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  4. Aug 25, 2006 #3
    and also the sun?
  5. Aug 25, 2006 #4


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    Yes. The sun is our local star.
  6. Aug 26, 2006 #5
    oooh fusion yess.. whats that i cant understand the link above
  7. Aug 26, 2006 #6


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    Nuclear fusion is the process of combining light nuclei, like hydrogen, into heavier nuclei, like helium. The process releases energy.

    - Warren
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