By how much does the mass of the earth increase each year as a result of sunlight reaching it? Radiation from the sun reaches the EArth at a rate of 1400W/m^2 of area perpendicular to the energy flow. Assume 100% absorption.
I'm sorry but I havent the slightest clue as to how to approach this question.
But we are given the Radius of the Earth as 6.36 * 10 ^6 m
The Attempt at a Solution
The answer is sopposed to be 1.23 * 10^8