SOLAR ENERGY

Authors

  • Oliver K. Manuel Climate and Solar Science Institute and Former NASA PI for Apollo, Univ. Missouri 833 Broadway, Cape Girardeau, MO 73701 USA

Abstract

The source of energy in the core of the Sun is neutron repulsion, the same source of energy in cores of the uranium and plutonium atoms that destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki on 6 and 9 August 1945, respectively.  The Sun is an ordinary star that produces and discards hydrogen generated by neutron-emission followed, in succession, by neutron-decay.  This conclusion is based on precise measurements of meteorites, planets, the Moon and the Sun during the space age and on precise atomic rest mass data.  It assumes that free neutrons decay spontaneously into hydrogen atoms and that solar energy arises from the conversion of nuclear rest mass (m) into solar energy (E).

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15-05-2016

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Oliver K. Manuel. (2016). SOLAR ENERGY. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 2(5). Retrieved from http://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/255