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  • Earth's
  • On Earth , sunlight is filtered through Earth's atmosphere , and is obvious as daylight when the Sun is above the horizon . (wikipedia.org)
  • To calculate the amount of sunlight reaching the ground, both the eccentricity of Earth's elliptic orbit and the attenuation by Earth's atmosphere have to be taken into account. (wikipedia.org)
  • If the extraterrestrial solar radiation is 1367 watts per square meter (the value when the Earth-Sun distance is 1 astronomical unit ), then the direct sunlight at Earth's surface when the Sun is at the zenith is about 1050 W/m 2 , but the total amount (direct and indirect from the atmosphere) hitting the ground is around 1120 W/m 2 . (wikipedia.org)
  • In terms of energy, sunlight at Earth's surface is around 52 to 55 percent infrared (above 700 nm ), 42 to 43 percent visible (400 to 700 nm), and 3 to 5 percent ultraviolet (below 400 nm). (wikipedia.org)
  • Ask students to draw a diagram for themselves that shows how sunlight-energy affects Earth's land, sea, and air and gives life to plants and animals. (scholastic.com)
  • disinfectant
  • Lobbyists did this by training themselves not to think of sunlight as a disinfectant that threatened their livelihood, but rather as something more akin to the klieg lights used to publicize movie premieres. (slate.com)
  • Ways
  • Some areas of the world have used innovative ways to deal with mountains blocking sunlight availability . (mercola.com)
  • body
  • I found this passage in the textbook: ``Christian Science brings to the body the sunlight of Truth, which invigorates and purifies. (csmonitor.com)
  • Open
  • One of the Obama administration's biggest partners when it comes to the use of technology for open government, the Sunlight Foundation, is questioning whether the push for gov 2.0 is running out of steam. (federalnewsradio.com)
  • light
  • Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants," Louis Brandeis famously observed , "electric light the most efficient policeman. (slate.com)
  • Sunlight is a portion of the electromagnetic radiation given off by the Sun , in particular infrared , visible , and ultraviolet light. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • A lack of sunlight can lead to reduced mental performance, not just mood disorders, among depressed people, a U.S. university study said Thursday. (redorbit.com)
  • They added that while exposing oneself to sunlight is actually protective, most people have no idea. (mercola.com)
  • help
  • Using room darkening shades or curtains and having them cover the windows during the sunlight hours would help in preventing the "greenhouse" effect from heating up the room. (instructables.com)
  • else
  • We have a California-based team of 200 scientists working on nothing else but fuels from sunlight. (latimes.com)
  • minutes
  • Sunlight takes about 8.3 minutes to reach Earth from the surface of the Sun. A photon starting at the center of the Sun and changing direction every time it encounters a charged particle would take between 10,000 and 170,000 years to get to the surface. (wikipedia.org)
  • data
  • Apps for America is a contest for computer developers to create applications using data from the Sunlight Foundation and mixing it with other information on the web to create a web application that makes congress more accountable, interactive and transparent. (federalnewsradio.com)
  • The Sunlight Foundation says that accounts for half of the government spending data reported last year. (federalnewsradio.com)
  • create
  • That's probably better - may not block quite as high a percentage of sunlight, but avoids giving your house that "Cheapskates Live Here" look that aluminum foil tends to create. (instructables.com)
  • study
  • Case Study in Commercial UPS Application Backup Power in Dubai Airport based on SUNLIGHT VRLA Batteries The Need Dubai International Airport is a major airline hub in Middle East. (slideshare.net)
  • support
  • Since 2006, in co-operation with SUNLIGHT's long-lasting local partner, who act as an EPC contractor for the Airport's Power Supplies, more than 43.000 SUNLIGHT VRLA Batteries (SPb Series) have been installed and successfully support airport's UPS systems. (slideshare.net)