Authors: Alec Feinberg
This paper will describe some basic negative entropy models for living system growth and repair. In so doing we will find that the laws of thermodynamics are unable to explain why growth and repair would spontaneously occur in nature. The models will show that the Second Law is not able to justify growth and repair without a Fifth Law. A Fifth law is needed to include tendencies of living systems to create order from available work and matter. In this paper, the Second Law short comings are exposed and the need for a Fifth Law is demonstrated and proposed.
Comments: 8 Pages. Reference Terms in the book Thermodynamic Degradation Science
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