In reply to  Axil Axil's message of Wed, 30 Aug 2017 14:15:30 -0400:

Actually a half life of 14 billion years sounds like it's about the right order
of magnitude for the power output of the Sun, given the number of particles that
are present.
(Note that most of the energy comes from the follow on reactions which are near
"instantaneous" by comparison.)

>Two particles are created, the positron and the neutrino. Is it possible
>that the excess energy (0.42MeV) from this first stage goes into into
>producing  movement(aka kinetic energy) in one and/or both of those new
>By the way, PP fusion inside the core of the Sun has a cross section of 14
>billion years.  In other works it can't happen as a source of energy, even
>inside the core of the Sun. It stands to reason that PP fusion cannot
>produce the energy seen in the NI/H reaction. Therefore, LENR is not a
>fusion reaction.
>On Wed, Aug 30, 2017 at 4:22 AM, Nigel Dyer <> wrote:
>> In the text of the wikipedia page about proton proton fusion
>> It says that in the first stage, when two protons fuse, a gamma ray proton
>> is produced.  However this is not shown in the diagram, or in anyone elses
>> diagram, or in anyone else's text.   Is the wikipedia page incorrect.   If
>> no gamma ray photon is produced then where does the excess energy (0.42MeV)
>> from this first stage go?
>> Nigel

Robin van Spaandonk

Reply via email to