Infrared spectrum of a block of ice
This article is a continuation of previous articles dealing with the desirability of including more material on radiation exchange in introductory physics courses. The subject of radiation exchange holds great promise for the teacher and student alike in being extremely open-ended. It is laden with astrophysical and space applications, both of which are of interest to most students.
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