One of the first air combat games I saw was installed in the bar of a flying club. It was promptly removed when an ab-initio student destroyed the Chief Flying Instructor, DFC.
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As it happens I don't think there is a good theoretical model for porridge. As such Goldilocks probably can't determine the temperature of her porridge on the modern (post 2019) kelvin scale. That temperature is simply "unknown" or "undetermined" at this time.Things aren't quite that bad. She may not find it easy to calculate, but it's very easy to measure with a thermometer calibrated in K.
I don't know. The over population today, if we set a limit of one billion people as a sustainable goal, means that out of eight people existing today only one can remain, let's say 2050. But then we have projections as " World population projected to reach 9.8 billion in 2050, and 11.2 billion in 2100 "But if we stop making babies tomorrow, the human population will decline to zero by 2122. So we have a choice, including the option to reduce the population to an indefinitely sustainable level, by doing nothing.
Well, Alan, you didn't answer my question.Do green house emissions matter?Greenhouse gases certainly matter. Water is the principal variable that determines the temperature of the earth's surface (even IPCC says so!). Carbon dioxide has some effect but above 200 ppm its absorption spectrum is almost certainly saturated. They are closely coupled, as the historical record shows: an increase in temperature generates an increase in atmospheric CO2 (see the Keeling curve seasonal fluctuations), which is counter to the rate of anthropogenic emission (we burn less fuel in summer).
If the thermopile is heating up, then it is doing so by gaining energy from the fly or whatever.You are beginning to see the picture.
And that means the fly is cooling down.
So you are not measuring the fly, you are cooling it.
If the thermopile is cooling then you are warming the fly.
A simple definition would be that if we get rid of this overpopulation, everything will turn back to normal.Obviously not, because there is no normal. The European climate of the 1960s was desirable but Bihar and Biafra suffered famines.
How do you detect it if energy is not leaving the system?When you don't detect it coming or going, it isn't transferring. Therefore the subject and the reference must be at the same temperature.
that deniers and skeptics will use to once again 'prove' that we have nothing to worry about.As a skeptic, I can demonstrate that we have plenty to worry about - assuming that the collapse of human civilisation is worth worrying about - and tinkering with carbon dioxide emissions isn't going to solve the problem or even have a significant impact on it. Indeed in the short term it may even increase inequality and political tension.
Depends on what constitutes temperature? Is it on atomic level or subatomic level, is the temperature considered to be on the substance in question or the measuring device. For example how could you ever measure temperature without the substance in question loosing some energy.Temperature is the mean internal kinetic energy of a mesoscopic body. It has no meaning for an individual particle.
Convection will make temperature of the bath more uniform around 0C.No. Convection requires a temperature gradient.
I'm beginning to think you enjoy the feeling of being confused. You now seem to not even know what a definition is. I don't get you at all.The object of philosophy is to tell people that they don't (or even can't) understand the obvious. I think HY is an undercover philosopher.