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Homework Help: TRUE/FALSE light question

  1. Feb 15, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    If a black blob and a white blob of the same size are each heated to 3000 Kelvin, the black blob will glow brighter.

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    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    white because it reflects all incident rays?
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  3. Feb 15, 2015 #2


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    Once again, I say to you, science is not a democracy. Polling for answer is very much the wrong way to go about it.

    If you know that an object is at 3000 degrees K, do you need to know anything else to know the intensity of its radiation?
  4. Feb 15, 2015 #3
    Sorry about the polling, I promptly deleted it. I think that intensity of radiation does not depend on color?
  5. Feb 15, 2015 #4
    Scratch that I figured it out thank you
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