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June 6, 2020

CATEGORY: Show Me the Physics! Video Contest (2014) [back]
TOPIC: Entropy is Conserved by Al Schneider [refresh]
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Al Schneider wrote on Aug. 22, 2014 @ 18:31 GMT
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Video Description

The third law of thermodynamics is that entropy increases. This video purports that, under specific conditions, entropy is conserved and decreases. In the world of normal, this not observed. However, on a cosmic scale, this could be significant.

Video Creator Bio

Al Schneider graduated from Wayne State University with a B. S. in Physics in 1969. Professionally, he he was a contract programmer concentrating on industrial and scientific projects. His side interests were wide including sleight-of-hand magic, karate, sword fighting, skiing, and theoretical physics. There, his main interest was special relativity and quantum mechanics.

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Emily Spencer wrote on Aug. 29, 2014 @ 01:48 GMT
The topic is very interesting but the presentation could be more dynamic. It would be more interesting if there were more figures and less text. You don't need every word you say on a slide. A more natural feeling presentation better relates to the audience and gets their attention.

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Al Schneider replied on Aug. 29, 2014 @ 17:51 GMT
Emily:

Thanks for pointing that out. That is something I agonized over. My only excuse is that I was trying to make the deadline.

However, I am surprised you did not comment on the assertion this article is making. In the physics community to say Entropy is Conserved is hearsay. It is in direct opposition to the third law of thermodynamics. That law is more valued than Einstein's special relativity or even E=Mc^2. It violates the so called arrow of time.

If the community were to take this point seriously, it would be worth a Nobel Prize.

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Schatzie Dudee wrote on Sep. 12, 2014 @ 18:44 GMT
Thank you so much! It's mind blowing to think of how far we've come in just 100 years! I hadn't really thought about it until you mentioned that in your video. It's truly incredible.

If you get a moment, can you please vote on our two short videos? We would really appreciate it!

http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/2167

http://fqxi.org
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Have a great day!

Schatzie Dudee

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Alexander Roth wrote on Sep. 12, 2014 @ 21:21 GMT
Dear Mr. Schneider,

This is a worthwhile and interesting video and thank you for creating it. I rarely, if ever, get any involvement with thermodynamics and so I appreciate the review of the topic, which was well done. The graphics were fine and clarified the points you were making.

As with most of your viewers, I think, our education taught us that entropy increases, although on a small scale, occasionally, it goes the other way, as shown perhaps by living creatures. You make your point well, however.

Although not essential, very faint, non distracting background music, as many other videos employ, help to liven up presentations.

Wishing you best of luck in the competition. I would greatly appreciate a review, if you have an opportunity, of my entry (Special Rel…..).

Best,

Alexander Roth

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Ian C Harris wrote on Sep. 27, 2014 @ 01:23 GMT
Very informative video! Very intriguing concept to make a video on!

I'd appreciate it if you would stop by, give our video a watch and rate it!

http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/2189

Thanks in advance,

Ian Harris

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