[ExI] Second Law of Thermodynamics
benboc at lineone.net
Sat Dec 15 23:52:07 UTC 2007
From: citta437 at aol.com wrote:
> Your fridge works because of the electric current which converts the
> hot air from outside into cold air
Which is another way of saying it transfers heat from a colder to a
My fridge works because of a heat pump.
Heat pumps pump heat in the opposite direction to the normal flow of heat.
Making the cold body colder, and the hot one hotter.
Fridges are a bit like life. They seem to reverse entropy, but really
they just redistribute it. Globally you get more of it, but locally, you
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