black body radiation

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The radiation emitted by a heated black body. See colour temperature.
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There was no evidence, at first, for the existence of quanta, except for the fact that it made the equation for black body radiation possible.
And, since this black body radiation is dependent on the mass of a given black hole, the more massive the black hole, the lower its temperature.
where [[kappa].sub.B] is Boltzmann constant and upper positive symbol stands for the Fermi-Dirac distribution and the lower negative symbol corresponds to the Bose-Einstein statistics, showing that black hole radiates like a black body radiation. The Hawking temperature is given by