The 2nd Law: History and Fiction (Prof. Assa Auerbach)

The 2nd Law: History and Fiction

  • Date: Dec 5, 2018
  • Time: 16:30
  • Speaker: Prof. Assa Auerbach, Technion, Haifa, Israel
  • Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
  • Location: Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik
  • Room: Hörsaal, Raum B 0.32 / New lecture hall, Room B 0.32
  • Host: MPQ, IMPRS-QST
The 2nd Law: History and Fiction (Prof. Assa Auerbach)
The talk The 2nd Law: History and Fiction discusses the history of Maxwell’s Demon, the Second Law of Thermodynamics, and its connection to Information Theory. It shows how these concepts can be explained to non-physicists in a comic book of an adventure story called “Max the Demon vs Entropy of Doom’’.
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