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Great article, I had hoped it would also cover locally anti-entropic processes. We do see liquids turn into regular solids after all:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caGX6PoVneU




>locally anti-entropic processes. We do see liquids turn into regular solids after all:

Crystallization is exothermic process. It releases heat into environment. It converts potential chemical energy into heat as result of bond making. Thus the total entropy of the system "crystal forming liquid + environment" is increased. Life is another famous process of local anti-entropy which is driven by the increase of the total entropy.


Profound and enlightening, thanks!




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