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Boltzmann, Ludwig

Pronunciation: /ˈbôltsmən/
(1844–1906), Austrian physicist. He made contributions to the kinetic theory of gases, statistical mechanics, and thermodynamics. He also derived the Maxwell-Boltzmann equation for the distribution of energy among colliding atoms.

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Syllabification: Boltz·mann, Ludwig

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