Lecture no. 10 from the course: The Joy of Science
Taught by Professor Robert M. Hazen | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
In its most general form, the second law of thermodynamics states that the degree of disorder, or entropy, of any system tends to increase over time. Among the deep and far-reaching questions raised by this concept is the origin of highly ordered local systems, such as life.