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Thermodynamics is the study of energy and its relationship to other forms of energy in a system. There are at least three laws of thermodynamics. The first law states that the total amount of energy in a system remains constant. The second law deals with heat flow, where heat cannot flow into a system that has a higher degree of heat unless it is acted upon by another force or system. This law also deals with entropy, where there is an increase of useless energy in a system as heat distribution becomes even in a system and no useable energy can be obtained. In other words, things run down. The third law states that a system cannot be reduced to absolute zero, the lowest possible temperature where atomic movement ceases.


About The Author

Matt Slick is the President and Founder of the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry.