Entropy explained conceptually:
I decided to make this because I couldn’t find a satisfying video explanation of entropy that had better examples than abstract boxes of gas particles (which is unintuitive and overused imo).
In 2020, I worked on this video full-time from April to June. I enjoyed this immensely, and it partially spurred me to create this website.
If I were to redo this today I’d use a Galton board to replace the paper cranes segment.
I created this video with Ariana Dyer, and we were fortunate to be helped by all of these individuals:
- Alexander Cali
- Eric Brown
- Richard Wertz
- Audrey Ng
- Dr. Janan Wehbeh
- Henry Wertz
- Rebecca Seubert
- Chloe Mathewson
- and many others
© 2020 – 2022 Chris Lakin
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