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  Boltzmann made important contributions to the kinetic theory of gases and to statistical mechanics—the Boltzmann constant, which relates the mean total energy of a molecule to its absolute temperature, is used widely in statistics and is named for him. 
  In class, Vincenti had derived the famous Boltzmann relation, S = k log W which relates the entropy, S, of a gas to the Boltzmann constant, k, and W, the number of possible microstates... 
  The Viennese physicist Ludwig Boltzmann was driven insane by the equation... 
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