Erwin Schrödinger Quote

A living organism [...] feeds upon negative entropy...Thus the device by which an organism maintains itself stationary at a fairly high level of orderliness (fairly low level of entropy) really consists in continually sucking orderliness from its environment.


What is Life? (1944), 73–5

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A living organism [...] feeds upon negative entropy...Thus the device by which an organism maintains itself stationary at a fairly high level of...

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A living organism [...] feeds upon negative entropy...Thus the device by which an organism maintains itself stationary at a fairly high level of...

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A living organism [...] feeds upon negative entropy...Thus the device by which an organism maintains itself stationary at a fairly high level of...

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A living organism [...] feeds upon negative entropy...Thus the device by which an organism maintains itself stationary at a fairly high level of...