Daily Archives: November 24, 2014

All Energy Transfer Is Due to Differences In Energy

Venus is very hot, but has no weather. This is partly because they have a uniform temperature across the surface, day and night. There is no mechanism to produce heat flow. The Arctic is very cold, but has a large flow … Continue reading

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How Does A Glass Greenhouse Work?

Greenhouses receive solar radiation through the glass. Essentially all of that energy has to escape back out of the greenhouse. The only place for it to escape is back out through the glass. Heat flow between two points is proportional to … Continue reading

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