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the basic unit of thermodynamic temperature adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites


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British physicist who invented the Kelvin scale of temperature and pioneered undersea telegraphy (1824-1907)

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The Array PAR30, which is equivalent up to a 75 watt halogen bulb, and the PAR20, which is equivalent up to a 50 watt halogen bulb, are both available in 2700 and 3000 degree Kelvin color temperatures and spot, accent, and flood beam spreads.
1) U value: heat dispersion coefficient (represented by the U value): the quantity of heat transmitted (in Watts) through 1m2 of glass to produce a difference of 1 degree Kelvin between the interior and exterior of the building.
Daylight, reflected sunlight, being bluer in color, is in the 5,500 to 6,500 degree Kelvin color temperature range.
Scientists have cooled specimens to less than 1 degree Kelvin of the absolute zero point temperature.
A cooler on Suzaku keeps the detector at temperatures low enough to sense the tiny amount of heat imparted by an individual X-ray photon--just a few thousandths of a degree kelvin.
The system's sensors are the most sensitive in the world, capable of picking up a temperature difference of one degree Kelvin.