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Does a difference in temperature between an object and its surroundings cause a net radiation of IR rays between them?

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How does conservation of energy fit in with an object absorbing visible light rays but emitting IR rays?

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If temperature is proportional to average kinetic energy, then is the air around me actually at a higher temperature than, say, my table?

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Why and how exactly do spinning electrons create a magnetic field?

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If a magnet was in a cuboid shape, would a magnetically attractive/repulsive force only be emanating from 2 of the 6 sides?

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Electrons, magnetism and electromagnetic waves

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What is the atomic explanation for why some materials cannot be magnetized? [duplicate]

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Are all permanent magnets actually temporary magnets in the sense that their magnetism would disappear without the magnetic field of the earth?

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Seeming paradox when applying Newton's 3rd law [duplicate]

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Why and how exactly does the quantity of energy radiated per second increase with the temperature of the radiating object?

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Surprising implications of Newton's 3rd law when applied to a spring falling downwards with a weight

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Confusion in trying to apply Newton's 3rd law to friction

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Why exactly is there a constant temperature during condensing/freezing?

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Would a black teapot midway between the temperatures of the tea and air cool down or heat up? If neither, then how do the 3 reach thermal equilibrium? [closed]

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If the normal reaction force is due to electrostatic repulsion, then why do only solids exert it and not fluids?