The disorder of order

From The Smart Set: “By putting a tray of water in the freezer you’re transforming it from a less organized state (a liquid sloshing around in the container) to a more organized state (a beautiful crystalline solid). But to make that happen your freezer has to create a large amount of heat, which agitates air particles, which (for example) causes a cup of water elsewhere in your kitchen to evaporate a little faster, transforming into the less-organized state of water vapor.”

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