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S3P2 — IX. Physics & Philosophy Meeting: Summer School on Entropy
25 Aug 2021 - 27 Aug 2021 • Split, Croatia
Faculty of Science, University of Split
This School is addressed to persons interested in the discussion of one of the most important concepts of physics – entropy. Among the lecturers are some of the leading scientists and philosophers in the field. Entropy has played a crucial role in the emergence of quantum physics, in relation to the problem of the application of statistical mechanics to black-body radiation, particularly the principle of equipartition of energy. In the resolution of this problem by Planck and Einstein entropy played a leading role. And finally: How can entropy be related to other fields of knowledge, outside of natural sciences? These are some of the questions which will be addressed in this Summer School.
entropy, statistical mechanics, thermodynamics, philosophy of physics
ASHF — Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food 2022: Food and the Environment
11 Feb 2022 - 12 Feb 2022 • Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Symposium encourages scholars from all relevant fields of research to explore the continuing relevance of the interconnectedness of food history and environmental history. We invite abstracts for papers covering any topic related to the study of this theme.
food, food history, environmental history
History of Mathematics through Collaboration: Toward a Composite Portrait of Oswald Veblen
04 Dec 2022 - 10 Dec 2022 • Oberwolfach , Germany
Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach (MFO, Oberwolfach Research Institute for Mathematics)
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Last updated: 19 July 2021