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.
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