Notes 4A - Solar Formation & Processes

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Concepts

  • Nebula - Clouds of gas that provides the matter for Stars
  • Protostar - Glowing due to friction and radiation
  • Fusion - Forcing elements together to make new ones and release energy
  • Hydrogen Fusion - 4 Hydrogen atoms fuse together to make a Helium, energy, and a neutrino

Summary Question(s) / Task(s)

  • Diagram, Label and Explain the process of Hydrogen Fusion, include why Hydrogen Fusion is still the dominant (happening the most) form of fusion in the Universe.

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