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#12
Nov8-03, 06:12 PM
P: 65
Originally posted by chroot
Just use statistical mechanics to solve for the temperature when nearly all (99.9%?) of gas particles have velocities less than the planet's escape velocity (which depends upon its mass and radius).

- Warren
What do you define as 'escape'? Escape how far from the planet's ionosphere?