• Fusion reactions in the Sun's core keep our nearest star burning.
  • Nuclear fusion reactions need a lot of energy to get started.
  • Scientists use particle accelerators to learn about nuclear fusion in stars.
  • They can also learn about how atoms came together in the first few minutes of the Universe.
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  • What characteristics of stars make them good nuclear fusion reactors?.What did nuclear fusion contribute to the Universe billions of years ago?
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