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2018-01-24: The End of the Habitable Zone

  • 11:20: ... distribution should be the Planck distribution, the same distribution as black body radiation from ...
  • 11:45: Those photons would have a perfect black body spectrum.

2017-07-19: The Real Star Wars

  • 14:51: ... like the ultraviolet catastrophe of the pre-Max Planck description of black body ...

2016-07-06: Juno to Reveal Jupiter's Violent Past

  • 10:28: We recently talked about the origin of quantum theory with Max Planck's derivation of an equation to describe the black body spectrum.
  • 11:14: This is due to its black body spectrum peaking in that yellowy green region.

2015-03-25: Cosmic Microwave Background Explained

  • 01:56: ... spectrum or really an idealization of a thermal spectrum called a black body ...
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