Chapter 9: Fundamental Physics

Section 3: Irreversibility and the Second Law of Thermodynamics

Time reversal invariance History of thermodynamics Current thinking on the Second Law My explanation of the Second Law Biological systems and Maxwell's demon Self-gravitating systems Cosmology and the Second Law Alignment of time in the universe Poincaré recurrence Billiards Entropy of particles in a box Periods in rule 37R

From Stephen Wolfram: A New Kind of Science [citation]