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  • n  the branch of physics concerned with the conversion of different forms of energy

  • Once thermodynamics was codified, it was clear that Fludd and the hundreds who followed him had been doomed to failure before they began.
  • These might be the key theorems in math, the laws of thermodynamics in science or the relationship between supply and demand in economics.
  • No diet has ever been able to defy the laws of thermodynamics.

  • Neil Armstrong in Indianapolis Star
    I am, and ever will be, a white-socks, pocket-protector, nerdy engineer,Armstrong told the National Press Club in February 2000, "born under the second law of thermodynamics, steeped in steam tables, in love with free-body diagrams,...
  • Arthur Eddington in The REAL TRUTH
    Sir Arthur Eddington stated, "The second law of thermodynamics holds, I think, the supreme position among the laws of Nature:If it [a theory] is found to be contradicted by an observation-well, these experimentalists do bungle things sometimes. But...
  • Fidel Castro in
    The reversal of the order of events so that the second law of thermodynamics can continue to hold, would appear to be a very good way on Nature's part of avoiding singularities, while also guaranteeing that the universe can remain continuous and... Peter Lynds Newswise (press release) Oct 31, 2007 99478 132050 thermoelectric Thermoelectric plants are prehistoric," Castro said in a TV broadcast, which had to be postponed a day due to a blackout.

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