As ENV readers may know, I wrote an article, “A Second Look at the Second Law,” that was reviewed and accepted by Applied Mathematics Letters (AML) in 2011, then withdrawn at the last minute.
I consider this video to be the simplest and clearest presentation of that argument.
Are the three “cardinal problems” of biology still almost untouched?
That is what makes it so different from other phenomena in our universe, and why it demands a very different sort of explanation.
In my 2000 Mathematical Intelligencer article “A Mathematician’s View of Evolution,” I compared the development of the genetic code of life with the development of a computer program, such as my finite element code PDE2D.