• Question: Is a hydrogen bomb like the Sun?

    Asked by lcaley to Kevin, Katie, Jon, Floris, Delma, Adrian on 8 Jan 2016.
    • Photo: Katie Hassell

      Katie Hassell answered on 8 Jan 2016:

      A hydrogen bomb works more like a nuclear reactor, whereas the Sun works on nuclear fission. Fission is more efficient way of changing energy, but really hard to do, especially with not a lot of mass. If you could bu old a hydrogen bomb the size of Sun, the Sun would be more dangerous.