Chronicles Magazine Science

Cultural Conservation

A few years back, when the air was fresh and the world was new, some of us thought that the election of Ronald Reagan was only the beginning of the beginning of "morning in America." It is a common mistake.

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    The Triumph of Time

    The second law of thermodynamics poses a problem for evolutionary biologists. While it seems to predict increasing disorder over time, the record of evolution suggests ever-increasing order and higher levels of organization.

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