The entropy effect by Vonda N. McIntyre

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StatementVonda N. McIntyre.
SeriesStar trek
LC ClassificationsPS3563.A3125 E5 1984
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Pagination224 p. --
Number of Pages224
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Open LibraryOL20735358M
ISBN 100839828314

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McIntyre. The Entropy Effect is a Pocket TOS novel, written by Vonda N. McIntyre. The first original novel published by Pocket Books, it was first released in June A priority message summons the USS Enterprise to the mining colony Aleph Prime, interrupting Spock's study of a new singularity before.

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[Vonda N McIntyre] -- A brilliant physicist and dangerous criminal, Dr. George Mordreaux, escapes while on board the Enterprise and kills Captain Kirk. Editions for The Entropy Effect: (Mass Market Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), Negative entropy.

In the book What is Life?, Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger, who in had won the Nobel Prize in Physics, theorized that life – contrary to the general tendency dictated by the second law of thermodynamics, which states that the entropy of an isolated system tends to increase – decreases or keeps constant its entropy by feeding on negative entropy.

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Conversely, rarer events provide more information when observed. Since observation of less probable events occurs more rarely, the net effect is that the entropy (thought of as average information) received from non-uniformly distributed data is always less than or equal to log 2 (n).

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McIntyre. The book was the second Star Trek novel ever published by Pocket Books, and the first from Pocket with an original story. Spock. The Entropy Effect. Sounds pretty cool, right. It is, but I’ve also got problems with how much this reveals, as you’ll see.

Stop blabbering about the cover and get to it, already. Vonda McIntyre was a very logical choice to kick off the new Star Trek fiction published by Pocket Books.

Entropy definition is - a measure of the unavailable energy in a closed thermodynamic system that is also usually considered to be a measure of the system's disorder, that is a property of the system's state, and that varies directly with any reversible change in heat in the system and inversely with the temperature of the system; broadly: the degree of disorder or uncertainty in a system.

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McIntyre. THE UNIVERSE HAS LESS THAN A CENTURY LEFT UNLESS SPOCK CAN CHANGE HISTORY. The Enterprise is summoned to transport a dangerous criminal from Starbase prison to a Free shipping over $/5(5).

Due to their unique properties, high entropy alloys have attracted considerable attention from both academics and technologists. This book presents the fundamental knowledge, the spectrum of various alloy systems and their characteristics, key focus areas, and the future scope of the field in terms of research and technological applications.

Feb 19,  · The entropy effect by McIntyre, Vonda N. Publication date Topics Space and time Publisher New York: Pocket Books Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English "A Timescape book." Notes. No TOC. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid Internet Archive Books.

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Oct 08,  · That was a fun ride. This is the first Star Trek novel I have read. Always been a fan of the films and original series growing up. I guess if your like me, thirsty for new adventures from the original Star Trek characters this book will not disappoint/5(14).

Oct 27,  · The Entropy Effect marks the first use of Sulu’s first name, Hikaru, though it wouldn’t become canon until Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.

So the Pocket Books aren’t officially canon, but there’s nothing saying elements of them can’t ascend to canon. While we’re on the subject of Sulu, we gotta talk about that hair.

Jun 01,  · out of 5 stars The Entropy Effect. March 20, - Published on Verified Purchase. Spock must travel through time to undo the death of Kirk and stop a temporal researcher whose invention will bring about the end of the universe. This book was really bad early on. Author Vonda McIntyre introduces some secondary characters of her 4/5(30).

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McIntyre: Kindle StoreReviews: Entropy is the measure of disorder: the higher the disorder, the higher the entropy of the system. Reversible processes do not increase the entropy of the universe. However, irreversible systems do. The Entropy Effect is a Star Trek tie-in novel by Vonda N.

McIntyre. This novel was the first place where Sulu and Uhura get first names later made canon: Hikaru (in "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country") and Nyota (in the Abrams film "Star Trek"). Fan Comments May 24,  · The entropy effect Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

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Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on May 24, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Entropy (ISSN ; CODEN: ENTRFG) is an international and interdisciplinary peer-reviewed open access journal of entropy and information studies, published monthly online by MDPI.

The International Society for Information Studies (IS4SI) is affiliated with Entropy and their members receive a discount on the article processing charge.

The Entropy Effect has pages. Has a person ever been scared to death. How many NFL players have had 1, yards rushing and receiving in the same season. The book provides a unified panoramic view of entropy and the second law of thermodynamics. Entropy shows up in a wide variety of contexts including physics, information theory and philosophy.

The entropy effect (Star trek) by McIntyre, Vonda N and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Entropy, the measure of a system’s thermal energy per unit temperature that is unavailable for doing useful work.

Because work is obtained from ordered molecular motion, the amount of entropy is also a measure of the molecular disorder, or randomness, of a system. The concept of entropy provides deep insight into the direction of spontaneous.

Publication: The Entropy Effect You are not logged in. If you create a free account and sign in, you will be able to customize what is displayed. Aug 24,  · If the energetics of dissolution are favorable, this increase in entropy means that the conditions for solubility will always be met.

Even if the energetics are slightly endothermic, the entropy effect can still allow the solution to form, although perhaps limiting the maximum concentration that can be.

Title: The Entropy Effect You are not logged in. If you create a free account and sign in, you will be able to customize what is displayed. ENTROPY AND THE SECOND LAW OF THERMODYNAMICS SALT DISSOLVING IN WATER 1 3 4 2 Ionic solvation in water has a dual entropy effect.

The entropy is increased by the additonal space occupied by the salt ions, e.g., Na+ and Cl– and the entropy is decreased by the orientation of the water molecules about the ions.

Jun 09,  · As Hartwell notes, Vonda N. McIntyre was a Star Trek fan. By her own account, The Entropy Effect was an idea that had been gestating since the first time she watched the show: I started writing a teleplay for the series during the first commercial break of the first televised episode.

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High configurational entropy in complex alloys favors simple (face-centered cubic [FCC], body-centered cubic [BCC], or hexagonal-close packed [HCP] based) solid solution phases relative to intermetallic phases. Severe lattice distortion.The first and second laws of thermodynamics were applied to biochemical reactions typical of human metabolism.

An open-system model was used for a human body. Energy conservation, availability and entropy balances were performed to obtain the entropy generated for the main food components. Quantitative results for entropy generation were obtained as a function of age using the databases Cited by:

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