What Gravity does to Entropy

What qualifies as low entropy or high entropy depends on the situation. Physicists identify the high – entropy state of a system based on how the system evolves over time. For example, if a diffuse and sufficiently cool gas feels the tug of gravity, it evolves to a clump. The law of entropy increase then implies that the clump has high entropy, even though at first glance it might appear to be orderly.

What Gravity does to Entropy

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