Thanks to Google Making and Science for supporting this series, and to Sean Carroll for collaborating on it! His book can be found here: http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/316646/the-big-picture-by-sean-carroll/
Playlist of the full video series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLoaVOjvkzQtyZF-2VpJrxPz7bxK_p1Dd2
Link to Patreon supporters here: http://www.minutephysics.com/supporters.html
This video is about why there's no such thing as cause and effect at the level of fundamental particle physics, and how our everyday experience of cause and effect arises due to entropy, the large-scale arrow of time, and the leverage certain events have over others. This can explain not only the existence of causes and effects, but also memories, records and so on.
REFERENCES & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Periodic Videos Slow Motion Hydrogen Explosion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOTgeeTB_kA
Sean's blog: http://www.preposterousuniverse.com/blog/2016/05/08/big-picture-part-one-cosmos/
Sean Carroll: The Big Picture
(more great articles about entropy, etc on his blog http://preposterousuniverse.com)
Interactive Entropy explainer by Aatish Bhatia: http://aatishb.github.io/entropy/
Music for the series was especially composed by Nathaniel Schroeder, http://www.soundcloud.com/drschroeder
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