Thermonuclear Accounting


 
 

Nucleus

Mass

Number

Total Mass

Hydrogen

1.673 x 10-27 kg

   4  of these 

6.693 x 10-27 kg

Helium

6.645 x 10-27 kg

    make 1 helium

6.645 x 10-27 kg


Mass Difference

0.048 x 10-27 kg

 

Only 0.7% of the mass gets converted to Energy via E=mc2