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a lot of your post was trying to prove this
To quote Planck, "The logarithmic connection between entropy and probability was first stated by L. Boltzmann in his kinetic theory of gases".[7] This famous formula for entropy S is[8][9] S = k log_e W , where k = 1.3806505(24) × 10−23 J K−1 is Boltzmann's constant, and the logarithm is taken to the natural base e. W is the Wahrscheinlichkeit, the frequency of occurrence of a macrostate[10] or, more precisely, the number of possible microstates corresponding to the macroscopic state of a system — number of (unobservable) "ways" in the (observable) thermodynamic state of a system can be realized by assigning different positions and momenta to the various molecules. Boltzmann’s paradigm was an ideal gas of N identical particles, of which Ni are in the ith microscopic condition (range) of position and momentum. W can be counted using the formula for permutations W = frac[N!][prod_i N_i!] where i ranges over all possible molecular conditions. (! denotes factorial.) The "correction" in the denominator is because identical particles in the same condition are indistinguishable. Boltzmann was also one of the founders of quantum mechanics due to his suggestion in 1877 that the energy levels of a physical system could be discrete. The equation for S is engraved on Boltzmann's tombstone at the Vienna Zentralfriedhof — his second grave.
Originally posted by KingAtlas
OK what I meant by my reply is that these answers are more philosophical in nature , than based on scientific evidence.
Seeing as this in in the Science & Technology forum, not the Philosophy&Metaphysics forum,
that most ATS'ers would see that as a que to use more scientific answers, rather than philosophical ones.
But, if this is just a philosophical thread on why the Universe exists, then please have at it.
I assumed that this was to be more of a scientific breakdown of the Universe, which is why I added the links to the NOVA program, which is based on modern scientific views of the Universe.
Which is that the Universe exists because in it's original singularity, it was a ordered state, which moves naturally to an unordered state.
To quote Planck, "The logarithmic connection between entropy and probability was first stated by L. Boltzmann in his kinetic theory of gases".[7] This famous formula for entropy S is[8][9] S = k log_e W , where k = 1.3806505(24) × 10−23 J K−1 is Boltzmann's constant, and the logarithm is taken to the natural base e. W is the Wahrscheinlichkeit, the frequency of occurrence of a macrostate[10] or, more precisely, the number of possible microstates corresponding to the macroscopic state of a system — number of (unobservable) "ways" in the (observable) thermodynamic state of a system can be realized by assigning different positions and momenta to the various molecules. Boltzmann’s paradigm was an ideal gas of N identical particles, of which Ni are in the ith microscopic condition (range) of position and momentum. W can be counted using the formula for permutations W = frac[N!][prod_i N_i!] where i ranges over all possible molecular conditions. (! denotes factorial.) The "correction" in the denominator is because identical particles in the same condition are indistinguishable. Boltzmann was also one of the founders of quantum mechanics due to his suggestion in 1877 that the energy levels of a physical system could be discrete. The equation for S is engraved on Boltzmann's tombstone at the Vienna Zentralfriedhof — his second grave.
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edit on 15-8-2012 by KingAtlas because: G&S