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I think you already know the answer... Pop III stars, by definition, are born from primordial gas that is basically Hydrogen, Helium with trace amounts of deuterium, tritium, lithium and beryllium; they initially contain almost no C, N, or O. Therefore the primary fusion in massive Pop III stars has to be (well, initially the deuterium is burned but this is ...


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I am replying to this because you seem to be a student, and not so clear on the statements. I have read that during fission and fusion processes, there is some kind of equilibrium between the single nucleus and the disintegration products, so they are constantly being converted into each other. " I have heard" is not enough, you should give a quote or ...


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The law of conservation will always hold. The Fist Law of Thermodynamics: The increase in internal energy of a closed system is equal to the difference of the heat supplied to the system and the work done by it: ΔU = Q - W Law of Conservation of Energy: The total amount of energy in any isolated system remains constant, and cannot be created or destroyed, ...


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I can answer the question partially. Energy conservation can be broken in time intervals less than plank time http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planck_time (approximately 10^-44s). In time intervals longer than that, energy must be conserved.


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Some rough estimates (you can dig up more accurate numbers): The oceans contain about 321 million cubic miles of water (source: http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/oceanwater.html), or 3.5e20 U.S. gal. 1 gal seawater contains roughly enough deuterium to provide the same energy as 300 gal of gasoline (maybe slightly less - that's the part for your homework!), ...



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