Re: Question on Fusion Barrier Principle and whether the Sun is fusion breakeven
- From: "Phil Weldon" <notdiscosed@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2005 19:23:50 GMT
'Timothy Murphy' wrote:
| I don't think the probability of this project succeeding
| would be diminished by following Archimedes Plutonium's advice ...
And I thought the Brits who had the dry sense of humor B^)
"Timothy Murphy" <tim@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> Thomas Smid wrote:
>>> The Sun and most stars have about 20 to 25% of their outward pressure
>>> due to fusion.
>> This is very much a myth. The gravitational kinetic energy of the sun
>> is enough to prevent the sun from collapsing i.e. there is no nuclear
>> fusion energy needed for this (see my webpage
>> http://www.plasmaphysics.org.uk/research/sun.htm ). One could also
>> explain most if not all of the radiative output of the sun solely
>> through electronic transitions in its atmosphere (see my webpages
>> http://www.physicsmyths.org.uk/#sun and
>> http://www.physicsmyths.org.uk/discussions/sun.htm ).
> I don't think the probability of this project succeeding
> would be diminished by following Archimedes Plutonium's advice ...
> Timothy Murphy
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