Why Doesn’t Time Flow Backwards? (Big Picture Ep. 1/5)04:33

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Published on January 21, 2017

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AMAZING Interactive Entropy explainer by Aatish Bhatia:

This video is about why entropy gives rise to the arrow of time, and also how the initial low-entropy condition of the universe is responsible for the fact that we experience time right now, and how ultimately it will lead to the high-entropy heat death of the universe.

REFERENCES & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

David Wallace on entropy of gravitating systems:

Sean Carroll: The Big Picture
(more great articles about entropy, etc on his blog

Julian Barbour et al on entropic time simulation:

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