Boltzmann Ludwig Eduard

Boltz·mann

 (bōlts′mən, -män′), Ludwig Eduard 1844-1906.
Austrian physicist who applied statistical methods to physics, made major contributions to thermodynamics, and championed the theory that matter is composed of atoms.
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