Ilya Prigogine

Ilya Prigogine

It is a remarkable fact that the second law of thermodynamics has played in the history of science a fundamental role far beyond its original scope. Suffice it to mention Boltzmann's work on kinetic theory, Planck's discovery of quantum theory or Einstein's theory of spontaneous emission, which were all based on the second law of thermodynamics.More Ilya Prigogine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In far from equilibrium conditions, the concept of probability that underlies Boltzmann's order principle is no longer valid if the structures we observe do not correspond to a maximum of complexionsMore Ilya Prigogine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The statistical probability that organic structures and the most precisely harmonized reactions that typify living organisms would be generated by accident, is zero.More Ilya Prigogine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The world is richer than it is possible to express in any single language.More Ilya Prigogine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Entropy is the price of structure.More Ilya Prigogine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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