A Mission To Boldly Go To Uranus And Neptune

Observations at infrared wavelengths , exactly where planets radiate away most of their heat power , show that Uranus radiates at most only slightly more infrared radiative power than its atmosphere absorbs from sunlight. Any excess energy originating from Uranus’ interior can be attributed to the decay of radioactive elements, which also produces a great deal of the heating in Earth’s interior . Most of the planets spin on an…Read More