"You can't unscramble an egg." This phrase and many others throughout literature are examples of what physicists have come to call entropy. The concept of entropy is unique because, unlike the conservation of momentum and the conservation of energy, there is no principle of conservation of entropy.
Iowa Science Teachers' Journal
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Sweedy, Peter H.
"Entropy, the Universe and Man,"
Iowa Science Teachers Journal: Vol. 9:
3, Article 5.
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