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## Can convection transfer energy through empty space?

The transfer of energy through empty space is called convection. Radiation. 7. The movement of energy from a warmer object to a cooler object is called heat transfer.

## Does convection occur in empty space?

Heat from the sun passes through space before it passes through the atmosphere to warm the earth’s surface. Neither convection nor conduction is possible in the empty space between our atmosphere and the sun, so heat must be transmitted some other way – by radiation.

What is convective transfer of energy?

Convection is the movement of heat by a fluid such as water or air. The fluid (liquid or gas) moves from one location to another, transferring heat along with it. This movement of a mass of heated water or air is called a current. Radiation is the transfer of heat by electromagnetic waves.

### What is the transfer of energy through empty space called?

The transfer of energy through empty space is called radiation. Heat transfer by radiation takes place with no direct contact between a heat source and an object. For example, radiation enables sunlight to warm Earth’s surface. The transfer of heat by the movement of a heated fluid is called convection.

### What is heat transferred through empty space?

Radiation is a heat transfer process that does not depend upon the contact between the heat source, as in case with conduction and convection that depends on the same interaction between the heat source and the heated material. The thermal radiation also called infrared radiation can transmit heat through empty space.

What kind of energy transfer can occur in an empty space?

The transfer of energy through empty space is called radiation. Electromagnetic energy can be transmitted through the vacuum of space via radiation….

#### How is energy transported by convection?

Energy carried from hotter regions below to cooler regions above by bulk buoyant motions of the gas. Everyday examples of convection are boiling water and hot air “rising” off of a candle flame or a radiator.

What is transferred through empty spaces?

The transfer of energy through empty space is called radiation. Electromagnetic energy can be transmitted through the vacuum of space via radiation….

## Why does convection happen in fluids?

Convection occurs when particles with a lot of heat energy in a liquid or gas move and take the place of particles with less heat energy. Liquids and gases expand when they are heated. This is because the particles in liquids and gases move faster when they are heated than they do when they are cold.

## Which of the following is an example of convection?

Everyday Examples of Convection radiator – A radiator puts warm air out at the top and draws in cooler air at the bottom. steaming cup of hot tea – The steam you see when drinking a cup of hot tea indicates that heat is being transferred into the air. ice melting – Ice melts because heat moves to the ice from the air.