We’re lucky that the earth isn’t in thermal equilibrium with the sun (which has a surface temperature of 5800 K). But why aren’t the two bodies in thermal equilibrium?
Solution 27 DQ Step 1 : Thermal equilibrium means temperatures have stabilized and don't change very much The earth is not in thermal equilibrium with sun because the earth is being warmed by absorbed radiant energy...
Textbook: University Physics
Author: Hugh D. Young, Roger A. Freedman
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