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Hydrogen Fusion

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Both nuclear fission and nuclear fusion release enormous energy. When a uranium nucleus fissions, the released energy is mainly kinetic energy of the repelling fragments. When a pair of hydrogen isotopes fuse, the energy initially released is in the form of
        a) gamma radiation.
        b) kinetic energy of recoiling particles.
        c) potential energy of the helium nucleus that is formed.
        d) heat.
        e) a combination of all of the above

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