The Earth, which once was a messy ball of melted rock, is now teeming with complex living creatures extraordinarily adapted to their ecosystem. But the second law of thermodynamics tells us that systems spontaneously tend towards disorder and structures states, just like milk tends to mix with coffee. Then, where does complexity come from? Watch this quick intro to complexity to understand how nature creates complexity!
This video is part of a series created by Mariona Esquerda Ciutat, a science communicator at the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems in Dresden, Germany. Check out Mariona's other videos below.