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Name: A. A.       
Status: student
Age: 17
Location: N/A
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Date: 2000-2001


Question:
IF SOME HOW WE COULD MEASURE THE TEMPERATURE OF THE SUN'S RAY BEFORE IT STRIKES A FULLY REFLECTING METAL STRIP OR MIRROR AND AFTER IT IS REFLECTED CAN WE SAY THAT THE TEMPERATURE OF THE REFLECTED RAY IS LESS THAN THE DIRECT RAY OF LIGHT FROM THE SUN?


Replies:
Energy does not have a temperature, mass does. Energy is what is striking the metal. Some of that energy warms the metal, making it warmer, and the rest is reflected.

Nathan A. Unterman



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