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The Resource Into the cool : energy flow, thermodynamics, and life, Eric D. Schneider and Dorion Sagan

Into the cool : energy flow, thermodynamics, and life, Eric D. Schneider and Dorion Sagan

Label
Into the cool : energy flow, thermodynamics, and life
Title
Into the cool
Title remainder
energy flow, thermodynamics, and life
Statement of responsibility
Eric D. Schneider and Dorion Sagan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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Schneider, Eric D
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sagan, Dorion
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  • Bioenergetics
  • Biological systems
Label
Into the cool : energy flow, thermodynamics, and life, Eric D. Schneider and Dorion Sagan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-345) and index
Contents
  • The cosmic casino : statistical mechanics
  • 5.
  • Nature abhors a gradient
  • 6.
  • The river must flow : open systems
  • 7.
  • Too much, not enough : cycles
  • 8.
  • Swirl world
  • 9.
  • Introduction : trouble at the EPA
  • Physics' own "organisms"
  • 10.
  • Whirlpools and weather
  • 11.
  • Thermodynamics and life
  • 12.
  • Brimstone beginnings
  • 13.
  • Blue planet blues
  • 14.
  • 1.
  • Regress under stress
  • 15.
  • The secret of trees
  • 16.
  • Into the cool
  • 17.
  • Trends in evolution
  • 18.
  • Health, vigor, and longevity
  • 19.
  • The Schrodinger paradox
  • Economics
  • 20.
  • Purpose in life
  • App.
  • Principles of open thermodynamic systems
  • 2.
  • Simplicity
  • 3.
  • Eyes of fire : classical energy science
  • 4.
Control code
8952497
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 362 p.
Isbn
9780226739366
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004024381
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (DLC) 2004024381
  • (BNAtoc) 2004024381
  • (Uk)013099409
  • 8952497
Label
Into the cool : energy flow, thermodynamics, and life, Eric D. Schneider and Dorion Sagan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-345) and index
Contents
  • The cosmic casino : statistical mechanics
  • 5.
  • Nature abhors a gradient
  • 6.
  • The river must flow : open systems
  • 7.
  • Too much, not enough : cycles
  • 8.
  • Swirl world
  • 9.
  • Introduction : trouble at the EPA
  • Physics' own "organisms"
  • 10.
  • Whirlpools and weather
  • 11.
  • Thermodynamics and life
  • 12.
  • Brimstone beginnings
  • 13.
  • Blue planet blues
  • 14.
  • 1.
  • Regress under stress
  • 15.
  • The secret of trees
  • 16.
  • Into the cool
  • 17.
  • Trends in evolution
  • 18.
  • Health, vigor, and longevity
  • 19.
  • The Schrodinger paradox
  • Economics
  • 20.
  • Purpose in life
  • App.
  • Principles of open thermodynamic systems
  • 2.
  • Simplicity
  • 3.
  • Eyes of fire : classical energy science
  • 4.
Control code
8952497
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 362 p.
Isbn
9780226739366
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004024381
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (DLC) 2004024381
  • (BNAtoc) 2004024381
  • (Uk)013099409
  • 8952497

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