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In stars, when two hydrogen atoms combine to form helium, where does the neutron come from for the helium, since hydrogen doesn`t have any neutrons!

In stars, when two hydrogen atoms combine to form helium, where does the neutron come from for the helium, since hydrogen doesn`t have any neutrons!

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Saurabh Singh
askIITians Faculty 49 Points
8 years ago

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So its not hydrogen but its isotopes participate in the fusion reaction

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Saurabh Singh,

askIITians Faculty

B.Tech.

IIT Kanpur

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