States of matter developments

Heat capacity of matter is considered to be its most important property because it holds information about system’s degrees of freedom as well as the regime in which the system operates, classical or quantum. Heat capacity is well understood in gases and solids but not in the third main state of matter, liquids, and is not discussed in physics textbooks as a result. Dima Bolmatov discusses here.

Image courtesy of interviewee. November 6, 2016

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