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Answer to Question #52055 in Other Physics for Helen

Question #52055
The Earth reflects approximately 38.0% of the incident sunlight from its clouds and surface. a. Given that the intensity of solar radiation at the top of the atmosphere is 1 370 W/m^2, find the radiation pressure on the Earth, in pascals, at the location where the Sun is straight overhead. b. State how this quantity compares with normal atmospheric pressure at the Earth;s surface, which is 101 kPa.
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