Re: The Science of Why We Don't Believe Science




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In sci.physics Sam Wormley <swormley1@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Yep, the glass walls of a greenhouse allow the IR in, warming the insides,
and block the inside warm air from mixing with the outside cold air.


--
Jim Pennino


The glass walls of a greenhouse allow sunlight in. The sunlight is absorbed
by the interior surfaces. The surfaces emit longwave IR, which is blocked by
ordinary glass. Other materials are available.
http://www.builditsolar.com/Projects/SpaceHeating/Glazing.htm
http://www.rosesinc.org/ICFG/Join_ICFG/2002%20-%2003/Greenhouse_Glazing.asp

Related material
http://aesop.rutgers.edu/~horteng/Workshop/Lecture4.pdf
http://www.prenhall.com/settle/chapters/ch15.pdf

In 1909 Pysicist Robert Wood tested how IR operates in relation to
greenhouses
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_W._Wood

Earth is not a greenhouse
http://www.ems.psu.edu/~fraser/Bad/BadFAQ/BadGreenhouseFAQ.html



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