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Response to Loki Liesmith (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 8, 2019, 08:14 AM

3. Entropy is the question how many ways there are to create a certain situation.

In a crystal it's easy to switch two atoms without changing the crystal as a whole. An organic compound has many different kinds of atoms and there are far less options for switching two random atoms without changing the system.

That's why a crystal has a high entropy and life has a low entropy.

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