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Equation: I = σT^4

Is it possible to explain this law by means of classical physics only? If so, please explain.

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Equation: I = σT^4

Is it possible to explain this law by means of classical physics only? If so, please explain.

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What's your answer to the question ? Yes or no ?

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stefan-Boltzmann_law

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However, it seems that a theoretical value of the Stefan-Boltzmann constant [tex]\sigma[/tex] can not be found without the aid of a quantum hypothesis (Planck's radiation law). It can only be measured.

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Thanks guys

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