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Mon December 24, 2012 By:
 

How do we know that fission isn't responsible for the sun’s energy ?  (A) Fission doesn't produce enough energy per gram of fuel  (B) If fission were going on in the sun, the sun would explode  (C) If fission were going on in the sun, the sun's mass would increase  (D) There isn't very much fissionable material in the sun. (pls. explain)

Expert Reply
Tue December 25, 2012
correct answer is D.
There isn't very much fissionable material in the sun.
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