Oven in the sun

The electroweak interactions play an extremely important role in nature. There would be no atoms without electromagnetism and the sun would not shine without weak interactions! Electromagnetic interactions make the electrons keep to their orbits around the nucleus and weak interactions transform protons into neutrons and “bake” them into helium nuclei in the “oven” in the middle of the sun.

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