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Q. Is a hydrogen bomb like the Sun? — Ronnie N.
A. Yes, hydrogen is converted into helium.
A hydrogen bomb explosion is an example of the kind of nuclear burning that goes on in the Sun's core -- with an an important difference.
In a hydrogen bomb, the burning is brief and explosive. Inside the Sun, it is long-term and at a steady rate.
U.S. Department of Energy photo of a hydrogen bomb explosion
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