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Textbook Problem

One could feel heat transfer in the form of infrared radiation from a large nuclear bomb detonated in the atmosphere 75 km from you. However, none of the profusely emitted x rays or γ rays reaches you. Explain.

To determine

The reason due to which a person can feel heat transfer in the form of infrared radiation from a large nuclear bomb even though the emitted x rays or ? rays does not reaches a person.

Explanation

Introduction:

Infrared rays have high energy so they can ionize the material present along with them as well as transfer the heat in the atmosphere.

X-rays and gamma rays have high ionization energy. So, the photon that present in the atmosphere get charged and start accelerating...

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