Energy from the sun (distance 1.496 x 10^11m from earth) arrives at the earth at a rate of 1400W/m^2. How fast is the sun losing mass due to energy radiation?
The Attempt at a Solution
Ok so i thought that Ei = E/r^2 where Ei is incident radiation and E is radiation at source..
Therefore E sun = r^2 (1400)
Then using E=mc^2..I divide the result by c^2 to give mass loss per second..
but i don't get the right answer..where am i going wrong?