light hydrogen

light hydrogen

[′līt ′hī·drə·jən]
(nuclear physics)
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The extremely light hydrogen atoms can escape into space.
"A very small amount of light hydrogen and helium gases goes a long way to inflate the size of planets," he says.
Because of Mars' relatively low gravity, the planet wasn't able to hold onto the very light hydrogen atoms, but the heavier oxygen atoms remained behind.
Keratin from hair samples was analysed to determine the ratio of light hydrogen in the hair.
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