I've got a question about heating a vacuum. If there were, say, a container in space, at 2.7 degrees kelvin (the typical temperature of space, if I'm not mistaken) and as empty as space (as close to ...
I have often heard neighbours talking things like in a multi storied apartment, the upper flats are more hot in summer then lower flats (or vice versa?) and similarly for some comparison in winter? ...
I was watching a documentary last night on the first planet discovered outside our solar system. The first one apparently is a giant gas planet that orbits very close to its sun over a very fast ...
Of course there is pretty hot stuff too. For example Suns. But isn't the vacuum of space the perfect containment for heat? And shouldn't the rare collision with particles even heat up an object that ...
[insert obligatory statement of my lack of knowledge in physics] Alright, so we have all seen the movies where someone gets blasted out of the airlock on their starship, or their suit decompresses ...