On one hand evolution seems to drive against the second law in that it creates a state of (locally) higher order. On the other hand the second law seems to drives evolution - in the sense that it ...
The question is about defining ``What is life?'' in the field of Physics. Whether there is any (insightful) way of defining ``What is life?'' from physicists. There are pioneer works, including ...
Background Some years ago I was studying "Fundamentos de biología" (Biology fundamentals) and learned how the lipids create a bilayer due to the water repulsion. Some time later I learned that this ...
How does the introduction of living things into a closed system affect the rate of change of entropy?
Does the introduction of living things into a closed system increase or decrease the overall rate of change of entropy of a system?