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Thermal Time and Kepler’s Second Law

In a fascinating recent paper (arXiv:1302.0724), Haggard and Rovelli (HR) discuss the relationship between the concept of thermal time, the Tolman-Ehrenfest effect and the rate of dynamical evolution of a system – i.e., the number of distinguishable (orthogonal) states a given system transitions through in each unit of time. The last of these is also… Continue reading Thermal Time and Kepler’s Second Law