High Entropy, Disorder

High Entropy, Disorder

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Caption: High entropy, seeking equilibrium. Entropy is a measure of the amount of order or disorder in a system, as well as how reversible a change is. This beaker of jelly beans is showing a high entropy because the coloured jelly beans are mixed up and appear in disorder.

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Keywords: arrow of time, demo, demonstration, disorder, entropy, equilibrium, example, high entropy, jelly beans, messy, no order, out of order, red and white, seeking equilibrium, separation

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