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Who discover entropy?

Entropy can be considered inefficiency. For example, in cooking food, a lot of heat is also going elsewhere. As science evolved, the desire for machines with perfect efficiency grew, and the difficulty of that became better understood. The term entropy… Full Answer

Who developed the concept of entropy?

The concept of entropy was developed in the 1850s by German physicist Rudolf Clausius who described it as the transformation-content, i.e. dissipative energy use, of a thermodynamic system or working body of chemical species during a change of s Full Answer