Tutoring physics or chemistry, definitions are always important. The tutor compares closed system with isolated system. A closed system cannot lose or gain matter; it cannot exchange matter with the surrounding environment. An isolated system is closed as above, but …

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Tutoring high school science, you may be asked about the albedo effect. The tutor explains it simply. Albedo means loss of incoming radiation due to reflection. Light and heat are examples of radiation (see my previous post). Regarding Earth’s climate, …

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