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A Kinetic View of Statistical Physics by Pavel L.,Krapivsky

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10 Disorder

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Order is associated with symmetry, beauty, and simplicity. Some of the most profound advances in physics have exploited these concepts to understand fundamental issues about space and time, as well as the structure of matter at the elemental scale. On the other hand, the notion of disorder resonates with chaos, confusion, and complexity. Such prejudices hindered scientific progress in disordered systems, but by the mid 1970s it was found that many disordered systems exhibit wondrous behaviors that rival the properties of the most ...

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