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1. (a) What is the rate at which the Sun delivers energy to the entire Earth ? Assume that all of the incident energy is absorbed. (b) From the internet (or whatever information source handy), find out the total rate at which energy is used by humans per second, and compare with your estimate in Part (a). What area of solar panels would be required to provide all the power required by the Earth’s population ? (Assume the panels have an effeciency of 100 %).

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