Tagged: entropy

Counting Barretts - Physics Stop

Marcus Wilson Oct 23, 2019

Just in case you don’t have a seven-year-old boy in your house (in which case this will be obvious) a well-known brand of breakfast cereal here in NZ is currently coming with All-Blacks stats cards. Perfect for finding out your favourite rugby player’s height, number of caps, and how much they can eat for breakfast. Buy a family pack and … Read More

Confusion and disorder - Labrinth

Vic Arcus Mar 01, 2010

Confusion and disorder go together in many respects. Politically…. Socially…. disorder and confusion are firm friends. But I would like to speak about disorder from a scientific point of view because in this respect as well, there tends to be confusion. And yet, disorder (or entropy) is one of the most important concepts in science. Peter Atkins (Oxford chemistry … Read More