Sources: Nature, LLNL, Physics Journal
quote: It will likely be decades before mankind taps into the sun's power source
quote: Jupiter is nothing more than a really small sun as it is a gas giant. Some even call it a failed dwarf star as it is too small to become a real star. Jupiter does have its own heat but it also get energy from the sun. Think of it as a planet sized failed star.
quote: It is calculated that it takes 1500 years for a photon to get from the nucleus, where nuclear fusion occurs, to the surface.
quote: Another 8.5 mins to get to earth.
quote: Jupiter is nothing more than a really small sun as it is a gas giant.
quote: roasting the 2 mm pellet of deuterium and tritium (fusible hydrogen and helium isotopes, respectively)
quote: 126-152 Gigabar (trillion bar)