Junk Joules insists on evoking an image in which the atmosphere acts like a glass house or greenhouse. Sure, itwas a great metaphor when Fourier generated it in 1827. Pure genius. So little was known about the nature of air then. The image helped  us realise air's vital role in keeping Earth’s surface confortably warm.But now?! Now we can even travel to the moon where there is barely a trace of an atmosphere.


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