Why is it cold in space?

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It is generally cold in space because there is no medium to conduct heat emitted by the sun. Transfer of heat require a medium as heat is transferred by conduction, convection or radiation and since there is no medium in space to facilitate this transfer, space is cold and does not benefit from the sun's heat.
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You. can. keep a pork chop warm by putting it in a vacuum. In fact, if you substitute soup or coffee for the pork chop, you probably have done precisely that, by using a thermos.
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It is very cold in space, about 3 degrees above zero, or 2.725 Kelvin. Some places in space have a slightly higher temperature because of cosmic radiation.
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