- ASTRONOMY 101
- Chapter 901: EARTH'S ATMOSPHERE
- Lecture 27: Radiation Peak Shift: Blackbody Radiation Curve
In this video I will explain Earth's 2nd natural thermostat that controls temperature of Earth's atmosphere. When we look at the black body radiation curve we realize that when the temperature increases we realize the peak of the radiation curve shifts to the left, the smaller the wavelengths the higher the frequencies.