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A mathematical study presents a general derivation and a quantifcation of the third law of thermodynamics

Two physicists from University College London have provided a derivation of the "unattainability principle", which states that any process cannot reach absolute zero temperature in a finite number of steps.
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__truncato_root__>The third law of thermodynamics, developed in the early 20th, has a controversial past and a number of fomulations due to Planck, Einstein, and Nernst. Its most accepted version is the unattainability principle: it states that any process cannot reach absolute zero t...

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