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At the upper surface of the earth's atmosphere, the time-averaged magnitude of the Poynting vector is referred to as the solar constant and is given by =1.35×103W⋅m−2 . (a) If you assume that the sun's electromagnetic radiation is a plane

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  1. Physics

    At the upper surface of the earth's atmosphere, the time-averaged magnitude of the Poynting vector is referred to as the solar constant and is given by =1.35×103W⋅m−2 . (a) If you assume that the sun's electromagnetic radiation is a plane sinusoidal
  2. Physics

    At the upper surface of the earth's atmosphere, the time-averaged magnitude of the Poynting vector is referred to as the solar constant and is given by =1.35×103W⋅m−2 . (a) If you assume that the sun's electromagnetic radiation is a plane sinusoidal
  3. Physics to Elena

    At the upper surface of the earth's atmosphere, the time-averaged magnitude of the Poynting vector is referred to as the solar constant and is given by =1.35×103W⋅m−2 . (a) If you assume that the sun's electromagnetic radiation is a plane sinusoidal
  4. Physics to Elena

    Ex=0 ; Ez=0 Ey = 10 sin(3.14x - 6.08e8 t) what is the time-averaged Poynting vector (magnitude and direction) for the position x=y=z=−3 ?
  5. Physics

    Remember the Poynting vector? The magnitude of this vector gives the amount of energy per second that flows through a unit area (in the direction it gives) because of the presence of a combination of electric and magnetic field, like in an electro-magnetic
  6. Physics

    partscoretotalsubmissions1--10/12--10/13--10/14--10/1----4--The tail of a vector is fixed to the origin of an x, y axis system. Originally the vector points along the +x axis. As time passes, the vector rotates counterclockwise. Describe how the sizes of
  7. science help PLS

    Which of the following correctly describes a way in which Earth’s atmosphere interacts with the hydrosphere? Living organisms breathe gases in the atmosphere. Water moves between Earth’s surface and the atmosphere. Gases in the atmosphere trap incoming
  8. scince

    Which of the following correctly describes a way in which Earth's atmosphere interacts with the hydrosphere? (2 points) Living organisms breathe gases in the atmosphere. Water moves between Earth's surface and the atmosphere. Gases in the atmosphere trap
  9. Astronomy

    Atmospheric pressure is simply the weight (remember Newton’s Laws) of the atmosphere pushing down divided by the area upon which the atmosphere is pushing. The metric units of pressure are Newtons/m2 (also called a Pascal; you might also have heard of
  10. Physics

    The tail of a vector is fixed to the origin of an x, y axis system. Originally the vector points along the +x axis. As time passes, the vector rotates counterclockwise. Describe how the sizes of the x and y components of the vector compare to the size of
  11. Geographyand socity

    1. _______________________ is the science of predicting the weather. (1 point) Climatology Ecology Meterology Botany 2. _______________________ is the condition of the atmosphere at any given location and time. (1 point) Weather Precipitation Climate
  12. Science

    1.)Why is Earth’s temperature just right for life? (1 point) A.)Earth’s core is hot enough to heat Earth’s surface. B.)Earth’s magnetic field creates suitable temperatures on Earth’s surface. C.)Earth’s crust is warmed by heat from the sun.
  13. meteorology

    Compared to the planet's average radius (6371 km or 3959 mi), the atmosphere is like the thin skin of an apple. About 99% of the atmosphere's mass occurs within about 32 km (20 mi) of Earth's surface. Hence, the thickness of the atmosphere represents only
  14. physic

    During fair weather, an electric field of about 100 N/C points vertically downward into the earth's atmosphere. Assuming that this field arises from charge distributed in a spherically symmetric manner over the surface of the earth, determine the net
  15. PHYSICS-radiation

    Four billion years ago the Sun’s radiative output was 30% less than it is today. (i) If we assume the radius of the sun is the same, and that the Earth’s atmosphere was the same as it is now (that is, the atmosphere absorbs 10% of the incoming solar
  16. PHYSICS

    Four billion years ago the Sun’s radiative output was 30% less than it is today. (i) If we assume the radius of the sun is the same, and that the Earth’s atmosphere was the same as it is now (that is, the atmosphere absorbs 10% of the incoming solar
  17. Science

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  18. Physics

    The magnetic vector of a plane electromagnetic wave is described as follows: B⃗ =Bmxˆsin[13 rad/m z− 3.90e9 rad/sec t] where Bm>0. This represents the full magnetic field, so that By=Bz=0. (a) What is the wavelength λ of the wave, in meters? (b) What
  19. Physics

    Which of the following is an accurate statement? a) a vector cannot have zero magnitude if one of its components is not zero b) the magnitude of a vector can be less than the magnitude of one of its componenets c) if the magnitude of vector A is less than
  20. Ms.Sue August or Anonymous

    All 3 of you I see usually answer a lot of questions. Can you help me with some of these? 1. Erosion is a slow process that causes change to Earth's surface. All of the following are sources of erosion except A.wind B.earthquakes C.glaciers D.ocean waves
  21. Physics - Vectors

    Vector A has a magnitude of 2.2 units, vector B has a magnitude of 10 units, and Vector A times Upper B has a value of 14.0. What is the angle between the directions of Vector A and Vector B?
  22. physics

    the rate at which radiant energy from the sun reaches the earth's upper atmosphere is about 1.50kW/m2. the distance from the earth to the sun is 1.50*10^11m, and the radius of the sun is 6.96 * 10^8m. if the sun radiates as an ideal black body (e=1), what
  23. Physics

    About 5.12 x 104 m above Earth's surface, the atmosphere is sufficiently ionized that it behaves as a conductor. The Earth and the ionosphere form a giant spherical capacitor, with the lower atmosphere acting as a leaky dielectric. Find the capacitance C
  24. physics

    A projectile with mass of 139 kg is launched straight up from the Earth's surface with an initial speed vi. What magnitude of vi enables the projectile to just reach a maximum height of 5.8RE, measured from the center of the Earth? Ignore air friction as
  25. physics

    Vector Upper A Overscript right-arrow EndScripts has a magnitude of 75 units and points due west, while vector Upper B Overscript right-arrow EndScripts has the same magnitude and points due south. Find the magnitude and direction of (a) Upper A Overscript
  26. Physics-E&M

    8.1 Collision? A permanent magnet creates a homogenous magnetic field B~ inside a rectangular region. The magnet is moving with a velocity ~v ⊥ B~ . A particle at rest with mass m and charge Q is on the path of the magnet. Assume that the magnet has a
  27. Physics - HELP PLS

    A plane wave propagating along the positive z axis in vacuum is polarized along the y axis at a frequency of 3 GHz. Write the phasor of the E field, H field and Poynting vector. Isn't a phasor the same regardless of the field it is on? Like E, H or
  28. Science

    Which best describes how volcanoes change the Earth’s surface?(1 point) A. Volcanoes provide new habitat for species on Earth. B. Volcanoes alter the gases available in the atmosphere slowly. C. Volcanoes create new landmasses on the surface. D.
  29. science

    The diagram below shows the general pattern of air circulation in the atmosphere. Many of the world's deserts are located at latitudes slightly below 30° N. This includes the region marked with an X on the map. Which of the following statements best
  30. Physics

    A 0.1134kg spherical meteor of diameter 3 cm enters the earth’s atmosphere at an elevation of 121920m with a velocity of 13411.2 m/s. The meteor’s temperature is -73.15˚C. The specific heat at constant volume (Cv) of the meteor is 800 J/kg˚C. (a) If
  31. physics

    Vector vector A has a magnitude of 6.90 units and makes an angle of 46.5° with the positive x-axis. Vector vector B also has a magnitude of 8.00 units and is directed along the negative x-axis. Using graphical methods find the following. (a) The vector
  32. MrOobleck I need help

    Why is Earth’s temperature just right for life? A. Earth’s core is hot enough to heat Earth’s surface. B. Earth’s magnetic field creates suitable temperatures on Earth’s surface. C. Earth’s crust is warmed by heat from the sun. D. Earth’s
  33. Physics

    A plane wave propagating along the positive z axis in vacuum is polarized along the y axis at a frequency of 3 GHz. Write the phasor of the E field, H field and Poynting vector. Isn't a phasor the same regardless of the field it is on? Like E, H or
  34. math/physics

    Help! I have no idea how to do this. The earth's orbit is nearly circular with a radius R=93x10^6 miles (the eccentricity is e=.017). Find the rate at which the earth's radial vector sweeps out area in units of ft^2/s. What is the magnitude of the vector
  35. Physics

    The intensity of sunlight at the the top of the Earth's atmosphere is about 1350 W/m2. (The intensity at the surface of the Earth is somewhat smaller due to absorption and reflection by the atmosphere.) What is the total power emitted by the Sun?
  36. Physics

    4. Which of the following is an accurate statement about vectors? A. Rotating a vector about an axis passing through the tip of the vector does not change the vector(definitely not right) B. The magnitude of a vector can be zero even if one of its
  37. Physics

    A 2.30 kg block is initially at rest on a horizontal surface. A horizontal force ModifyingAbove Upper F With right-arrow of magnitude 4.92 N and a vertical force ModifyingAbove Upper P With right-arrow are then applied to the block (see the figure). The
  38. Pyhsics

    The weight of the atmosphere above 1 m2{\rm m}^{2} of Earth's surface is about 100,000 N{\rm N}. Density, of course, becomes less with altitude. But suppose the density of air were a constant 1.2 kg/m3{\rm kg}/{\rm m}^{3}. Calculate where the top of the
  39. science

    Which carbon reservoir has the longest residence time? plant biomass oceans fossil deposits*** soil What do plants use for energy? light glucose*** fructose water Animals, such as clams and oysters, build their shells from ________ in the water. hydrogen
  40. Biology

    As explained by the model, which of the following changes would cause an increase in Earth's average temperatures? Select all of the answers that apply. A. an increase in the solar radiation that strikes the atmosphere B. an increase in the amount of light
  41. Earth Science

    1. The water cycle is the _____. A. distribution of drinking water on Earth ?**? B. unending circulation of Earth's water supply ?**? C. the recycling of water after industrial use ?**? D. the evaporation of water from Earth's surface ?**? 2. Plants
  42. Physics

    Vector a has a magnitude of 5 m and is directed esast. Vector b has a magnitude of 4 m and is directed 35 degrees west of north. What are the (a) magnitude and (b) the direction of vector a + vector b? What are the (c)magnitude and (e)direction of vector b
  43. Atmospheric Science

    The current magnitude of the greenhouse effect is measured by the difference between the emission from the surface and the emission from the top of the atmosphere, € G =σTs 4 −σTe 4 ≈ 150 W m-2. What would be the required magnitude of the
  44. Atmospheric Science

    The current magnitude of the greenhouse effect is measured by the difference between the emission from the surface and the emission from the top of the atmosphere, G=¦ÒTs^4 −¦ÒTe^4 ¡Ö 150 W m-2. What would be the required magnitude of the
  45. ap physics

    Suppose that Superman wants to stop Earth so it does not rotate. He exerts a force on Earth F⃗ SonE at Earth's equator tangent to its surface for a time interval of 1 year. The mass of Earth is 5.98×1024kg, the radius is 6.37×106m. Assume that Earth is
  46. Science

    Scientists have discovered a new planet. The planet is in a solar system whose star is similar in size to the sun and is about as far from the star as Venus is from the sun. The planet is similar in size to Earth, and its atmosphere is similar in thickness
  47. Science🧪

    What gas is there the most of in the earth’s atmosphere? Which gas is most abundant? What gas is the 2nd most abundant in the earth’s atmosphere? What gas is the 3rd most abundant in the earth’s atmosphere? What are gasses called that are present in
  48. General Physics

    Clarification: this is calculus-based physics, so the methodology is not restricted to trigonometry only. I have two questions, so hopefully I can divide them up nice and evenly. Also, if you know where I should copy and paste proper vector notation from,
  49. Physics

    You shoot an arrow straight ahead; it leaves your bow moving parallel to the ground. You find it embedded in the ground 50m away from where you shot it. It makes an 82 degree angle with the level ground , reflecting the direction it was traveling at the
  50. Physics

    A 6.80 x 10^4 kg space shuttle moving at 7.90 x 10^4 m/s reenters the earth's atmosphere 80.0 km above the earth's surface. What is the shuttle's total mechanical energy with respect to earth's surface? I know the answer is E= 2.173 x 10^12J But I don't
  51. Physics

    a cosmic ray (a muon) enters earth's atmosphere 60 km above earth's surface. It reaches a detector on the ground after travelling 400microseconds in the atmosphere, as measured by experimenters on the ground. How long does the journey take according to the
  52. Physics

    a cosmic ray (a muon) enters earth's atmosphere 60 km above earth's surface. It reaches a detector on the ground after travelling 400microseconds in the atmosphere, as measured by experimenters on the ground. How long does the journey take according to the
  53. science

    Three horizontal ropes pull on a large stone stuck in the ground, producing the vector forces and shown in the figure below. Find the magnitude and direction of a fourth force on the stone that will make the vector sum of the four forces zero. The
  54. Physics - HELP PLS

    A small dipole of length l with an input current Io radiates an electromagnetic wave that is TEM respect r with an electric field given by: E = j*w*μ*(1/2)*(Io*l/(4*pi))*e^(-jkr)/r * sinθ Find the expression of the magnetic field, the Poynting
  55. physics

    I need help! i don't know how to do this problem. average atmospheric pressure at earth's surface is 1.01 x 10^5 N/m^2. Earth's radius is 6.37 x 10^6m. Show that the total weight of earth's atmosphere is about 5.15 x 10^19 N.
  56. chemistry

    at certain altitude in the upper atmosphere, the temperature is estimated to be -100 degree celsius and the density just 10^-9 that of the earth's atmosphere at STP. Assuming a uniform atmosphere at STP. Assuming a uniform atmospheric composition, what is
  57. Physics...Help!!!

    given that Earth's surface gravitaitional field strength has a magnitude of 9.80N/kg, determine the distance(as a multiple of Earth's radius re) above the Earth's surface at which the magnitude of the field strength is 3.20N/kg.
  58. physics

    Calculate the magnitude of the gravitational force between the Earth and an m = 6.00 kg mass on the surface of the Earth. The distance to the center of the Earth from the surface is 6.37×103 km and the mass of the Earth is 5.98×1024 kg. B)Calculate the
  59. Physics

    When two vectors vector A and vector B are drawn from a common point, the angle between them is phi. If vector A and vector B have the same magnitude, for which value of phi will their vector sum have the same magnitude as vector A or vector B?
  60. physics

    Vector vector A has a magnitude of 27 units and points in the positive y-direction. When vector vector B is added to vector A , the resultant vector vector A + vector B points in the negative y-direction with a magnitude of 18 units. Find the magnitude of
  61. physics/math

    Calculate the magnitude of the gravitational force between the Earth and an m = 6.00 kg mass on the surface of the Earth. The distance to the center of the Earth from the surface is 6.37×103 km and the mass of the Earth is 5.98×1024 kg.
  62. EAPS

    Consider what happens to a solar beam traveling through the atmosphere on some particular day. Within the atmosphere, 15% of the radiation is absorbed and 20% is scattered or reflected to space mostly by clouds. What percent of the solar radiation incident
  63. Physics

    Let vector A = 4i^ + 4j^, vector B = -2i^ - 5j^, and vector F = vector A - 5(vector B). a) Write vector F in component form. vector F = ? b) What is the magnitude of vector F? F = ? c) What is the direction of vector F? theta = ? Thank you!
  64. Physics

    Let vector A = 4i^ + 4j^, vector B = -2i^ - 5j^, and vector F = vector A - 5(vector B). a) Write vector F in component form. vector F = ? b) What is the magnitude of vector F? F = ? c) What is the direction of vector F? theta = ? Thank you!
  65. Earth/Space Science

    How does damage to the ozone layer cause a threat to humans? A. It increases radiation of heat from Earth into space. B. It allows damaging infrared radiation to penetrate the atmosphere. C. It allows damaging ultraviolet radiation to penetrate the
  66. University Physics

    If vector B is added to vector C = 6.7 + 6.9, the result is a vector in the positive direction of the y axis, with a magnitude equal to that of vector C. What is the magnitude of vector B?
  67. Physics

    When the space shuttle (mass of the shuttle = 2 x10^6 kg) was at the outer limit of Earth's atmosphere (distance = 350 km above Earth's surface), astronauts measured the gravitational force from Earth to be equal to 1.7 x 10^7 newtons. Assuming that both
  68. Physics

    At the heighest point on earth, the distance to the center of the earth is approximately equal to 1.0014 times the radius of the earth. What would be in N/kg the magnitude of the gravitational field (g) due to the earth at that position? Assume 9.8 N/kg
  69. physics

    A satellite has a mass of 100 kg and is in an orbit at 2.00*10^6 m above the surface of the Earth (a) what is the potential enegry of the satellite at this location?(b) what is the magnitude of the gavitational forece on the satellite? a) Since the weight
  70. Physics

    The Earth is surrounded by an electric field on its surface that points toward the center of the Earth with an average magnitude of 150 N/C. If there is an electron that is released in vacuum at the Earth’s surface, what will the acceleration due to the
  71. physics

    Light has a maximum constant speed in which of the following? A) water.B) red glass.C) the upper atmosphere.D) clear glass.E) between the atoms in glass, water, or the atmosphere. IS THIS C THE UPPER ATMOSPHERE?
  72. Physics

    If Upper B Overscript right-arrow EndScripts is added to Upper C Overscript right-arrow EndScripts equals 7.1 i Overscript ̂ EndScripts plus 3.1 j Overscript ̂ EndScripts, the result is a vector in the positive direction of the y axis, with a magnitude
  73. science

    Large craters are visible on the moon but not common on the earth's surface. Which of the following is the beady explanation of why large craters are not evident in the earth's surface in photos taken from space. A.three quarters of the earth's surface is
  74. phy 231

    It takes 23 hours 56 minutes and 4 seconds for the earth to make one revolution (mean sidereal day). a.What is the angular speed of the earth? I got 7.292x10^-5 rad/s b.Assume the earth is spherical. Relative to someone on the rotation axis, what is the
  75. Vectors

    The vector x and y are the lenght of 3units(they both have a magnitude of 3). If the magnitude of( vectorx + vector y)= root 17, determine the magnitude of (vector x- vector y)
  76. physics

    Which of the following statements is a true statement? A. A vector can have positive or negative magnitudes. B. A vector's magnitude cannot be more than the magnitude of one of its components. C. If the x-component of a vector is smaller than its
  77. I need more help Mr Oobleck

    Which of the following statements accurately explains how Earth’s atmosphere supports life? A. Earth’s atmosphere contains 78 percent oxygen, which is essential for life. B. Earth’s atmosphere contains 21 percent oxygen, which many life forms need to
  78. Science

    Which statement correctly describes the sun and earth? a. the sun and earth both have water. b. the sun and earth both have a surface called the crust. c. the sun and earth both have an atmosphere d. the sun and earth both have breathable air
  79. Algebra

    Available evidence suggests that about 20 percent of the asteroid’s mass turned to dust and spread uniformly over Earth after eventually settling out of the upper atmosphere. This dust amounted to about 0.02 g/cm^2 of Earth’s surface. The asteroid very
  80. Calculus and vectors

    Vector AB is a vector whose tail is at (-4,2) and whose head is at (-1,3). Calculate the magnitude of vector AB Determine the coordinates of point D on vector CD, if C (-6,0) and vector CD= vector AB. Please I need some help. Is there a formula to solve
  81. Calculus and vectors

    Vector AB is a vector whose tail is at (-4,2) and whose head is at (-1,3). Calculate the magnitude of vector AB Determine the coordinates of point D on vector CD, if C (-6,0) and vector CD= vector AB. Please I need some help. Is there a formula to solve
  82. mitx

    Consider a flat plate in a supersonic flow at an angle of attack as shown in the figure above, and assume the flow is inviscid. We will learn later in the course that the resulting flow is such that the pressure is uniform on both the upper surface and
  83. Astronomy

    Why is the greenhouse effect on Earth not as drastic as on Venus? There is no carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere. The oceans dissolved much of the carbon dioxide. Earth is smaller than Venus so it can’t hold the gases in the atmosphere. There is more
  84. Astronomy

    Why is the greenhouse effect on Earth not as drastic as on Venus? -There is no carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere. -The oceans dissolved much of the carbon dioxide. -Earth is smaller than Venus so it can’t hold the gases in the atmosphere. -There is
  85. Physics

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  86. physics

    A 5.9-kg rock and a 3.0 10-4-kg pebble are held near the surface of the earth. (a) Determine the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted on each by the earth.(b) Calculate the magnitude of the acceleration of each object when released.
  87. Physics

    I have a question about a vector addition problem using the polygon method. Vector 1 has a magnitude of .1 and theta of 30 degrees. Vector 2 has a magnitude of .2 and a theta of 90 degrees. Vector 3 has a magnitude of .3 and a theta of 225 degrees. I'm
  88. physics

    The weight of the atmosphere above 1 m^2 of Earth's surface is about 100,000 N. Density, of course, becomes less with altitude. But suppose the density of air were a constant 1.2 kg/m/s^3. Calculate where the top of the atmosphere would be.
  89. physics

    The weight of the atmosphere above 1 m^2 of Earth's surface is about 100,000 N. Density, of course, becomes less with altitude. But suppose the density of air were a constant 1.2 kg/m/s^3. Calculate where the top of the atmosphere would be.
  90. physics

    The weight of the atmosphere above 1 m^2 of Earth's surface is about 100,000 N. Density, of course, becomes less with altitude. But suppose the density of air were a constant 1.2 kg/m/s^3. Calculate where the top of the atmosphere would be.
  91. physics

    A 72.0 kg piece of a satellite left over from an explosion with zero orbital velocity in space falls from a distance of 190 above the surface of the earth down toward earth. It arrives with 29.5 Km (M="mega") kinetic energy on earth. How many MJ energy
  92. Physics

    The Earth is surrounded by an electric field on its surface that points toward the center of the Earth with an average magnitude of 150 N/C. If there is an electron that is released in vacuum at the Earth’s surface, what will the acceleration due to the
  93. physic

    The velocity vector V1 has a magnitude of 3.0 m/s and is directed along the +x-axis. The velocity vector V2 has a magnitude of 2.0 m/s. The sum of the two is V3, so that V3 = V1+V2 true or false for each question The magnitude of V3 can be -3.0 m/s The
  94. physics

    A rocket is launched vertically from Earth's surface with a velocity of 3.4 km/s. How high does it go: From Earth's centre? From Earth's surface? how can this be done without any time or force mentioned ??
  95. PHysics

    Vector a has a magnitude of 5 m and is directed east. vector b has magnitude of 4m and is directed 35 degrees west of north. A)What is the magnitude and direction of vector a + vector b b)What is the magnitude and direction of vector b- vector a? I should
  96. physics

    Displacement vectors A, B, and C add up to a total of zero. Vector A has a magnitude of 1550 m and a direction of 22.9° north of east. Vector B has a direction of 41.0° east of south, and vector C has a direction of 35.2° north of west. Find the
  97. Biology

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  98. Physics

    The shuttle must perform the de-orbit burn to change its orbit so that the perigee, the point in the orbit closest to Earth, is inside of Earth's atmosphere. De-orbit maneuvers are done to lower the perigee of the orbit to 60 miles (or less). An altitude
  99. Physics

    The shuttle must perform the de-orbit burn to change its orbit so that the perigee, the point in the orbit closest to Earth, is inside of Earth's atmosphere. De-orbit maneuvers are done to lower the perigee of the orbit to 60 miles (or less). An altitude
  100. Physics

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