Ian, I am very interested to review the source of your information.
As far as nuclear fusion reactions in the stellar core. We have no actual evidence for that
Unfortunately, there are many observable phenomena about our sun that remain unanswered by that hypothesis that no amount of tweaking has able to solve.
Cosmologists are just now coming to terms with the fact that electricity, not gravity, is the driving force of most cosmological clockwork
Again and again I have seen scientists representing the Electric Universe school of thought make successful prediction after successful prediction
while at the same time our conventional scientists have to explain away mysterious data that doesn't fit with accepted dogma.
Times, they are a changin'.
This video does a very good job of explaining the shortcomings of mainstream cosmology to explain recent discoveries and the success of the EU to not only explain such phenomena, but to predict it