Why is space so cold if the sun is so hot?

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Flossie Gutmann asked a question: Why is space so cold if the sun is so hot?
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Date created: Sun, Jul 4, 2021 5:12 AM
Date updated: Thu, Jun 23, 2022 9:36 AM

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Space, however, is a vacuum—meaning it's basically empty. Gas molecules in space are too few and far apart to regularly collide with one another. So even when the sun heats them with infrared waves, transferring that heat via conduction isn't possible.

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