Entropy and Counting
Lecture no. 9 from the course: Mysteries of Modern Physics: Time
Taught by Professor Sean Carroll | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
After establishing in previous lectures that the arrow of time must be due to entropy, begin a deep exploration of this phenomenon. In the 1870s, physicist Ludwig Boltzmann proposed a definition of entropy that explains why it increases toward the future. Analyze this idea in detail.