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Evolutionary entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics

@article{Demetrius2020EvolutionaryEA,
  title={Evolutionary entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics},
  author={Lloyd A. Demetrius and Christian Wolf},
  journal={arXiv: Populations and Evolution},
  year={2020}
}
  • Lloyd A. Demetrius, Christian Wolf
  • Published 2020
  • Biology, Mathematics, Physics
  • arXiv: Populations and Evolution
  • The dynamics of molecular collisions in a macroscopic body are encoded by the parameter Thermodynamic entropy - a statistical measure of the number of molecular configurations that correspond to a given macrostate. Directionality in the flow of energy in macroscopic bodies is described by the Second Law of Thermodynamics: In isolated systems, that is systems closed to the input of energy and matter, thermodynamic entropy increases. The dynamics of the lower level interactions in populations of… CONTINUE READING

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