The beginning of Boltzmann
Major Contributions of Boltzmann
Boltzmann's theory and research
Boltzmann is known for his explanation of thermodynamics through the use of statistics. Boltzmann main idea was based off of the strict relationship between thermodynamic properties and their microscopic institutions. He was attempting to prove the second law of thermodynamics through a theorem from mechanics. Although, he later realized that the second law involving entropy could never be proven through just mechanical means. Instead, he stated that it could only be based on the probability theory, and that the second law of entropy was to be solved this way. His work inspired future physicists to create the equation, S=klogW, from his work.
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