Complexity and Life
Lecture no. 14 from the course: Mysteries of Modern Physics: Time
Taught by Professor Sean Carroll | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Discover that Maxwell’s demon from lecture 10 provides the key to understanding how complexity and life can exist in a universe in which entropy is increasing. Consider how life is not only compatible with, but is an outgrowth of, the second law of thermodynamics and the arrow of time.