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by accursedCursive
Thu Mar 17, 2016 6:17 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Can you (passively) heat an object hotter than your source?
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Re: Can you (passively) heat an object hotter than your sour

Sorry to necro, but there was no good final answer on this, so I'll provide one. If you are able to focus the light well enough, you can make the object hotter than the sun, frequency of the light isn't a restriction; an infrared laser can make something glow much more than red-hot, and easily cut t...

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