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Ludwig Boltzmann

thermodynamics

Boltzmann, Ludwig (1844–1906), Austrian physicist who made fundamental contributions to thermodynamics, classical statistical mechanics, and kinetic theory. His Stefan-Boltzmann Law states that the total energy radiated from a body is proportional to the fourth power of the temperature.

See also: Thermodynamics.

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