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Entropy Is Not Disorder: A Physicist’s Perspective

Entropy is often treated as synonymous to chaos and disorder. But what is it really? In this article, we explore how entropy is more about ignorances.

From the “invisible force” to the “harbinger of chaos,” you may have heard quite a few sensational phrases describing entropy.

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Tim Lou, PhD

Data Scientist @ The Trade Desk | ex Particle Physics Postdoc @ Berkeley | Podcast host @ quirkcast.org