Solar Energy is received by the earth through ?

(1) conduction
(2) radiation
(3) convection
(4) refraction

Correct Answer : (2) Solar Energy is received by the earth through radiation.

Explanation:

Solar Energy is received by the earth through radiation. The Earth receives 174 petawatts (PW) of incoming solar radiation (insolation) at the upper atmosphere. The incoming solar radiation to the earth is known as insolation.

Radiation is a process in which energetic particles or energetic waves travel through vacuum, or through matter-containing media that are not required for their propagation.

Our sun is the main source of energy and heat. It provides solar energy or fuel for the process of weather and climate.

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