What does Erg mean in Astronomy Dictionary?

  • a cgs unit of power corresponding to work carried out by a force of 1 dyne acting over a distance of just one cm. 107 (ten million) erg s-1 (ergs per second) = 1 watt. Additionally, 1 Calorie = 4.2 x 1010 (42 billion) ergs. by Norah WolframReport definition

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