Temp outside the ark (was: Error in Article & what should be done.)

Glenn Morton (grmorton@waymark.net)
Thu, 12 Feb 1998 17:14:52 -0600

I am going to change the title of the thread.

At 10:04 AM 2/12/98 -0800, Arthur V. Chadwick wrote:
>At 05:55 AM 2/12/98 -0600, Glenn Morton wrote:
>>It is extremely unlikely that the outside temperature could drop given all
>>the processes which were generating heat. Think of all the earth's
>>volcanoes and basaltic traps erupting during that one year. If you use
>>Baumgardner's runaway subduction idea it would generate 10^28 J, which means
>>that the earth would radiate at several thousand times that of the sun's
>Except that there was no sun, and the solar radiation might well have been 0.

Let me assure you that 10^28 joules coming out of the center of the earth in
one year as Baumgardner, et al, suggest, is more than sufficient to replace
the solar heat many times over.


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