I have been honoured with a drive-by posting from nickreality65 explaining why back radiation does not exist.
Here is his argument;-
The title is gratuitous click-bait.
There is no science, just a Gif animation I could not resist posting.
As the last post on this subject was so popular,
here is the remake released straight to video.
Click below for the YouTube link and more- Continue reading
Simplified thermodynamic system.
If Each ball=40J
Then without the Green box the Blue box would receive and emit 150J/sec and working back from S.B, emitted E=T^4, has a temp of ~ 196KWith the Green box returning and extra 10J/sec to the Blue box as back radiation it emits 160J/sec and has a temp of 200K.
The Green box receiving and emitting 40J/sec has a temp of ~141K
For the context and further explanation please see the full post.
With not enough climate, and too much weather to talk about recently, here is another in the Adobe After Effects tutorial series.
This is an accurate and reasonably simple way to make a controllable 3D cube in AfterEffects.
HOW2 use the Audio Spectrum effect in Adobe After Effects to generate patterns that react to the melody, not just the volume.
Here is a type of pattern that can be produced.
Season’s greetings, best Xmass wishes, solstice salutations… click to see the animated version – Continue reading
In response to a wish expressed elsewhere that a graph showing the lack of a pause after 1998 was updated with the most recent data I had a go and got this.
In the process I discover that there is a fad again for animated GIFs.
This reminds me of the very early days when the flashing GIF was the height of cool, and packing the most into the smallest file size was almost an art. You certainly had to be crafty. Continue reading
The ear can hear faster than the eye can see.
Our ears can perceive and decode a lot more of the information in sound in a given time than our visual systems can decipher in an image.We can hear a melody easily that when presented in visual form is just too rapid to decipher what is going on. Continue reading
I found another visual way to depict an aspect of climate science in the course of a discussion. The issue was what value of climate sensitivity can be used to inform policy. The amount the global average surface temperature will rise for a doubling of CO2 is often chosen for its policy implications rather than for its scientific credibility. The problem is there are a range of values, and no good reason to prefer one over another. Continue reading