Critique Entropy

Critique Entropy - The LONG ARM of Science By J. Miguel...

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“The LONG ARM of Science” By J. Miguel Rubi Scientific American November 2008 Pages 62-67
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Throughout this article, author J. Miguel Rubi makes an attempt to show a different side to the second law of thermodynamics. This law, which states that the world is becoming more and more chaotic, suggests that the cosmos will eventually end in “heat death” as entropy constantly increases. Rubi claims, though, that order can indeed stem from disorder. Though this seems to defy the second law, and logic, he sites numerous real-life examples of it. One such example is that of water becoming visibly different as it gets hotter, up until a temperature where it reverts to a near-original state. Examples like this reveal that this process is truly reversible. On top of the real examples Rubi uses, he provides a number of possible applications of his findings. In regards to his “nonequilibrium theory,” Rubi cites uses with numerous microscopic processes that are notoriously misunderstood. This theory
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