Loafing Around -- 03 March 2009
3000 F is almost 1649 C -- hotter than most magma. 3000 C is 5432 F -- near the coldest estimated temperature of the earth's core. The answer to Joel's question is "no".
Joel: "The temperature on Earth will rise until it equals the 3000-degree rarefied outer layers of the expanded Sun"*
Caption: The Sky Is Not the Limit, by Neil deGrasse Tyson, chapter 6, p. 175.
Joules: Fahrenheit or Celsius?
Joel: At that point, does it matter?