hydrogen burning

hydrogen burning

[′hī·drə·jən ‚bərn·iŋ]
(astrophysics)
Thermonuclear reactions occurring in the cores of main-sequence stars, in which nuclei of hydrogen fuse to form helium nuclei.
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I am just curious why [the researchers] bothered to run their tectonic simulation 10 billion years into the future, when in about 5 billion years the Earth is likely to be vaporized when our sun completes core hydrogen burning and becomes a red giant?
Tenders are invited for Providing Concrete road from CST area to the Hydrogen burning yard and providing approach to the lightening tower by making steps at TCT/ IPRC, Mahendragiri
Hydrogen burning MHD generators with their 85% + carnot efficiency are ideal to get a leg up on this system.
The higher the mass the quicker it will reach the hydrogen burning stage.
Highly refined computer models, as well as detailed observations of older Sun-like stars, establish that hydrogen burning will shift to a shell outside the Sun's core and happen faster and faster.
The system would provide hydrogen to motorists with hydrogen fuel cell or hydrogen burning automobiles.
However, there are dissenting voices elsewhere in the industry - 'We do not believe in hydrogen burning in internal combustion engines.
Begin with hydrogen burning itself into helium to rise bright child's balloon in the sky.
In the meantime, we are working with Chambers and the Xogen science team to finish building a hydrogen burning prototype home furnace for the joint venture.
These protons end up producing fluorine through a sequence that starts when nitrogen-14--a leftover from hydrogen burning via the CNO cycle--meets helium to create radioactive fluorine-18:
A handful of new stars will form, Laughlin notes, when the chance collision of two brown dwarfs creates a single object massive enough to sustain hydrogen burning.
After some 1,000 years, hydrogen burning resumes until the next helium flash 100,000 years later.