David Goodstein

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In existographies, David Goodstein (16- BE) (1939- ACM) (CR:4) (LH:1) (TL:5) is an American physicist, noted for []

Quotes

The following are quotes:

Ludwig Boltzmann, who spent much of his life studying statistical mechanics, died in 1906, by his own hand. Paul Ehrenfest, carrying on the work, died similarly in 1933.[1] Now it is our turn to study statistical mechanics. Perhaps it will be wise to approach the subject cautiously.”
— David Goodstein (1975), States of Matter (pg. 1)[2]

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References

  1. See: Founders of thermodynamics and suicide.
  2. Goodstein, David. (1975). States of Matter (pg. 1). Dover.

Further reading

  • Goodstein, David. (1985). The Mechanical Universe: Introduction to Mechanics and Heat (co-authors: Richard P. Olenick, Tom M. Apostol). Cambridge.

Videos

  • Goodstein, David. (1985). “Episode 47: Entropy – The Mechanical Universe” (YT), Caltech, 2016.

External links

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