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Reversibility and the Laws of Physics

Lecture no. 6 from the course: Mysteries of Modern Physics: Time

Reversibility and the Laws of Physics

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

Isaac Newton’s laws of physics are fully reversible; particles can move forward or backward in time without any inconsistency. But this is not our experience in the world, where the arrow of time is fundamentally connected to irreversible processes and the increase in entropy.

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