Ludwig Boltzmann
#555 Overall Influence

Ludwig Boltzmann

Austrian physicist

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Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann was an Austrian physicist and philosopher. His greatest achievements were the development of statistical mechanics, and the statistical explanation of the Second Law of Thermodynamics. He provided the current definition of entropy, interpreted as a measure of statistical disorder of a system. Max Planck named the constant, , the Boltzmann constant.

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Leipzig University
Leipzig University

University in Leipzig, Germany

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University of Vienna
University of Vienna

Public university in Vienna, Austria

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University of Graz
University of Graz

University in Graz, Austria

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Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

German university in Munich, Bavaria

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#36 World Rank
Chemistry
#56 World Rank
Physics
#300 World Rank
Mathematics
#794 World Rank
Philosophy