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Boltzmann Brains

Lecture no. 13 from the course: Mysteries of Modern Physics: Time

Boltzmann Brains

Taught by Professor Sean Carroll | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

One possible explanation for order in the universe is that it is a random fluctuation from a disordered state. Could the entire universe be one such fluctuation, now in the process of returning to disorder? Investigate a scenario called “Boltzmann brains” that suggests not.

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