News tagged with second law of thermodynamics

Tiny generators turn waste heat into power

The second law of thermodynamics is a big hit with the beret-wearing college crowd because of its implicit existential crunch. The tendency of a closed systems to become increasingly disordered if no energy is added or removed ...

dateSep 28, 2010 in Nanophysics
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Mathematical model explains marital breakups

( -- Most people know love takes work, and effort is needed to sustain a happy relationship over the long term, but now a mathematician in Spain has for the first time explained it mathematically by developing ...

dateMay 17, 2010 in Mathematics report
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