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An exergonic reaction is a chemical reaction where the change in the Gibbs free energy is negative, [ 1 ] indicating a spontaneous reaction .
Howard Thomas Odum (also known as Tom or just H.T. ) (1924–2002) was an American ecologist . He is known for his pioneering work on ecosystem ecology , and for his provocative proposals for additional laws of thermodynamics, informed by his work on general systems theory . [ edit ] Biography
There is a special ratio that can be used to describe the proportions of everything from nature's smallest building blocks, such as atoms, to the most advanced patterns in the universe, such as unimaginably large celestial bodies.
 (a) A.J.Lotka (1922a) 'Contribution to the energetics of evolution'. Proc Natl Acad Sci, 8:147–51. [ PDF ]. (b) Lotka, A.J. (1922b).
Maybe it's not such a good idea to banish the org chart: A recent study reveals employees secretly like it.
A cosine wave is a signal waveform with a shape identical to that of a sine wave , except each point on the cosine wave occurs exactly 1/4 cycle earlier than the corresponding point on the sine wave. A cosine wave and its corresponding sine wave have the same frequency, but the cosine wave leads the sine wave by 90 degrees of phase .
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Timothy McGettigan, PhD Department of Sociology CSU-Pueblo Truth may be defined as "undistorted knowledge." Straightforward as that definition may appear, there are seemingly endless problems associated with specifying truth standards.
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Jacques Attali, professor of economic theory and Counsellor to President François Mitterand, describes the form music takes in terms of prophecy. He argues that new art forms are a prophetic indicator of a major social change, even a revolution. Indeed, new music sounds like “noise” before a revolution. He asserts “Music is a herald, for change. That change is inscribed in noise faster than the actual changes are made in society.”