Gases have particles which always move randomly. Can certain amount of gas enclosed in a container have zero entropy?

  • $\begingroup$ Do you know the mathematical definition of entropy and the law of thermodynamics referring to absolute zero? This should clearly answer your question if you search through Wikipedia. $\endgroup$
    – user163104
    Jul 17, 2017 at 10:49
  • $\begingroup$ But at absolute zero temperature , it would turn into solid phase. $\endgroup$ Jul 17, 2017 at 10:51
  • $\begingroup$ Please read this page en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bose%E2%80%93Einstein_condensate $\endgroup$
    – user163104
    Jul 17, 2017 at 10:53

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No, a certain amount of gas enclosed in a container cannot have zero entropy. More specifically, the gas would have zero entropy at temperature = 0K, however 0K is unable to be reached (one cannot reach absolute zero).


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