Ludwig Boltzmann

225px-Boltzmann2Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann (Austrian; February 20, 1844 – September 5, 1906) Physicist and philosopher whose greatest achievement was in the development of statistical mechanics, which explains and predicts how the properties of atoms (such as mass, charge, and structure) determine the physical properties of matter (such as viscosity, thermal conductivity, and diffusion). Most famous for his equation for Entropy: Read more…

S = K * log(w)

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