The physics of life the evolution of everything. The physics of life : the evolution of everything / 2019-01-25

The physics of life the evolution of everything Rating: 7,7/10 1861 reviews

The Physics of Life: The Evolution of Everything

the physics of life the evolution of everything

Some of it was repetitious always a hazard with non-fiction books. However, history those inconvenient empirical facts again! At first I read in internet a bad review in a bad magazine about the words of this writer, but anyway and despite of that I finally got and read the whole book. Photograph by Simon Roberts, National Geographic The architecture of any efficient system must comprise many smaller volume elements and branches, like in fractal geometry. The renowned architect, who based his works on the natural wonders of the Catalonian countryside, was an early practitioner of biomimetic architecture—human engineering that mimics the patterns and designs found in nature. ويختتم الكتاب بملحقين: الأول عن عناصر ميكانيكا الكمّ والثاني عن النتائج الرياضية. And it is consistent with Bejan's constantly repeated themes throughout this book—that hierarchy, winners, big people, big animals, the wealthy, and the like are good because they are evolutionary specimens of the natural flow, whereas the poor, the unlucky, and others who lack political or economic power are inferior.

Next

What's the Meaning of Life? Physics.

the physics of life the evolution of everything

This is evolution explained loudly but also elegantly, forging a path that flows sustainability. He argues that flow of fuel drives everything and he shows graphically that the wealth of individual nations is roughly proportional to their use of fuel. Earth itself is constantly flowing and morphing because its engine is driven by the sun. This is evolution explained loudly but also elegantly, forging a path that flows sustainability. This is the urge that empowered humans with speech, cave paintings, superstitions, religion and science. Evolution is everywhere, and the same elegant principles of physics apply to all things.

Next

The Physics of Life: The Evolution of Everything by Adrian Bejan

the physics of life the evolution of everything

Ward Fearnside and William B. The Physics of Life 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. The same principles of physics, he argues, can be applied to all things that move, morph, and flow, from sports and technology to air currents and population growth, migratory patterns and social hierarchy. There is slow growth initially; this then becomes rapid and finally it slows down and stops. 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. ففي المجتمع ناجحين وفاشلين؛ وقسم من هذا الواقع ليس عادلًا وليس نتيجة غلطتك أنت.

Next

What's the Meaning of Life? Physics.

the physics of life the evolution of everything

This book represents the science behind every animate and inanimate's evolution. In short: we biology in general are just mediums by which the nature is able to increase the work production given the circumstances. They refer to scaling laws and rules and animal design, even natural selection. The Constructal Law brings together many interconnected phenomena and their theories, including networks, complexity, and organization. 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.

Next

What's the Meaning of Life? Physics.

the physics of life the evolution of everything

He published more than 620 articles, 29 books and is in top 100 of most cited engineers in the world. The work required to move any weight on the world map whether a vehicle, river water or animal mass is proportional to the weight of that mass times the distance to which it is moved horizontally, on the landscape. While the author has some interesting ideas even though with a biology background I don't quite agree with them , which is why it got 2 stars instead of 1, the writing is dry and difficult to read. Flow is optimised when system configuration parallels that of the lungs, with a few large channels and increasing numbers of smaller and smaller channels. She also established herself as the most powerful advocate for women and girls in the U. Let him speak for himself 158 : Now, I know what you are thinking: it is crazy or, at best, far-fetched for a physicist to theorize about politics, what good policy is, and how it spreads.

Next

Review: The Physics of Life, by Adrian Bejan

the physics of life the evolution of everything

Life is movement, and movement is flow. They describe the ways that animals move and migrate, the ways that river deltas form, the ways that people build fires. 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. And what are the primary arguments against it? 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. Since rivers must flow, so must human ethics and politics.

Next

The Physics of Life: The Evolution of Everything by Adrian Bejan

the physics of life the evolution of everything

It took my attention also the big similarities that this great scientific work had with another essay published by the Oxford University Press titled: , and even more with a former publication titled by Eric Chaisson. The growth and spread of civilization is the flow of more power to more individuals, for greater movement. Blood flow and water flow essentially evolve the same way. Better language, writing and science also give us more time to think. إن كتاب الفيزياء الحرارية وضع ليوضح علاقة حرارة المواد بما حولها، ويجيب عن كثير من الأسئلة التي يمكن أن تخطر ببالنا. Bejan defines many things as flow systems and his examples can be provocative.

Next

Review: The Physics of Life, by Adrian Bejan

the physics of life the evolution of everything

In each case, the search for efficiency leads to evolution. This is more than engineer Life is movement, and movement is flow. This is evolution explained loudly but also elegantly, forging a path that flows sustainability. 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. The growth and spread of civilization is the flow of more power to more individuals, for greater movement.

Next

Qué vida esta: The Physics of Life: The Evolution of Everything (Adrian Bejan)

the physics of life the evolution of everything

Jones Distinguished Professor at Duke University. 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. This is evolution explained loudly but also elegantly, forging a path that flows sustainability. Bejan even reduces ethics to his constructal metaphor. Most of the book involves detailed discussions about the application of the constructal law in subhuman contexts.

Next

Qué vida esta: The Physics of Life: The Evolution of Everything (Adrian Bejan)

the physics of life the evolution of everything

From power comes movement: body movement, internal flow pumping blood, and air , external flow locomotion, migration , and safety such as warmth, drinkable water, health and the construction of highways and steel beams that do not break when we walk or drive on them. Professor Bejan's long research and experience in thermodynamics and heat transfer that govern the basic principles of physics and engineering has also evolved into different ways and efficient methods to spread his knowledge to touch as many human beings as possible. This is where the observed and the touched first land on our mental movie screen. Everything should move in a way to help the best flow; volume, speed and efficiency. إنها لحظة حديث حقيقي صادق لشخص يمسكك من كتفيك وينظر في عينيك.

Next