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Physics of Life : The Evolution of Everything (Hardcover) (Adrian Bejan)
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The Evolution of Everything explores the roots of the big question by examining the deepest urges and properties of living things, both animate and inanimate: how to live longer, with food, warmth, power, movement and free access to other people and surroundings. Bejan explores controversial and relevant issues such as sustainability, water and food supply, fuel, and economy, to critique the state in which the world understands positions of power and freedom. Breaking down concepts such as desire and power, sports health and culture, the state of economy, water and energy, politics and distribution, Bejan uses the language of physics to explain how each system works in order to clarify the meaning of evolution in its broadest scientific sense, moving the reader towards a better understand of the world's systems and the natural evolution of cultural and political development.What Life Is argues that the evolution phenomenon is much broader and older than the evolutionary designs that constitute the biosphere, empowering readers with a new view of the globe, revealing that the urge to have better ideas has the same physical effect as the urge to have better laws and better government. This is evolution explained loudly but also elegantly, forging a path that flows sustainability.
Number of Pages: 261
Sub-Genre: Physics, Environmental Science
Publisher: St Martins Pr
Author: Adrian Bejan
Street Date: May 24, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-2417
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