Possible nuclear fusion of deuteron in the cores of Earth, Jupiter, Saturn, and brown dwarfs

  title={Possible nuclear fusion of deuteron in the cores of Earth, Jupiter, Saturn, and brown dwarfs},
  author={Mikio Fukuhara},
  journal={AIP Advances},
  • M. Fukuhara
  • Published 23 March 2020
  • Physics, Geology
  • AIP Advances
Many brown dwarfs have recently been discovered as sub-stellar objects in which deuteron thermonuclear fusion is taking place. Although Jupiter and Saturn emit nearly twice as much heat as they absorb from the Sun, their internal heat-generation mechanisms have been determined to differ from the nuclear fusion that fuels brown dwarfs because they have a mass factor of 0.023–0.077 less than that of brown dwarfs. The possibility for deuteron nuclear fusion in the Earth’s core has not been well… 

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