How is radiation different from conduction?

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Radiation is the transfer of heat through molecular contact, and conduction is the transfer of energy by waves.


Radiation is the transfer of energy by waves, and conduction is the transfer of heat through contact with air.


Radiation is the transfer of energy by waves, and conduction is the transfer of heat through molecular contact.


Radiation is a type of heat transfer in the atmosphere as opposed to conduction, which does not transfer energy.

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Radiation is the transfer of energy by waves, and conduction is the transfer of heat through contact with air.

Explanation:

Conduction is the transfer of thermal energy through direct contact.  Radiation is the transfer of thermal energy through thermal emission.

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