Microscopic Irreversibility and the H Theorem

  title={Microscopic Irreversibility and the H Theorem},
  author={Jose A. Magpantay},
  journal={arXiv: Statistical Mechanics},
  • J. Magpantay
  • Published 21 June 2012
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Statistical Mechanics
Time-reversal had always been assumed to be a symmetry of physics at the fundamental level. In this paper we will explore the violations of time-reversal symmetry at the fundamental level and the consequences on thermodynamic systems. First, we will argue from from current physics that the universe dynamics is not time-reversal invariant. Second, we will argue that any thermodynamic system cannot be isolated from the rest of the universe. We then discuss how these two make the dynamics of… 
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