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Anxiety and the equation : understanding Boltzmann's Entropy /

Eric Johnson.

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Author: Johnson, Eric, (Associate professor of chemistry)
Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2018]
Topics: Entropy. | Second law of thermodynamics. | Boltzmann, Ludwig, 1844-1906.
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Introduction -- Boltzmann kills himself -- Boltzmann is buried (not once, but twice) -- Start simple -- Before things got weird -- Postmortem psychiatry -- But how crazy? -- Not quite big numbers -- Big enough numbers -- And everything in between -- A case for anxiety -- Of the many benefits of modernity -- And yet it moves -- Follow the leader -- The night before -- The next day -- One's harshest critic -- Something like a mathematical supplement -- You may now return to your seats -- Boltzmann's constant -- Human factors -- In search of a better analogy -- Equilibrium you can count on -- A rigorous examination of the obvious -- The farewell tour -- An alternative ending.
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