Radiative Transfer Equation Astrophysics Radiative Transfer in Stars Radiative Transfer Equation Questions What is conduction in stellar atmospheres? How does convection occur in stellar bodies? Does earth lose energy to space through conduction? How does heat travel through empty space? How can heat travel through space if it is a vacuum? How does radiation transfer heat energy? How does heat transfer through a vacuum? How does energy transfer in the radiative zone compare to that in the convective zone? How do you calculate the radiative heat transfer coefficient? How do you calculate the radiative heat transfer coefficient? How do you solve the radiative transfer equation? Radiative Transfer in Stars View all chapters Radiative Opacities and Matter-Radiation Specific Intensity and Radiative Moments Radiative Transfer Equation Local Thermodynamic Equilibrium Radiative Equilibrium Roseland and Other Mean Opacities Schwarzschild-Milne Equations Radiative Acceleration of Matter and Pressure Prev Next