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What makes the Sun shine

Neutrinos produced in the nuclear reaction that triggers solar-energy generation have been detected. This milestone in the search for solar neutrinos required a deep underground detector of exceptional sensitivity. See Article p.383

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Figure 1: The pp chain.
Figure 2: The Borexino detector.

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