Jupiter’s Great Red Spot –“Could It Be a Way Station on the Long Road to Life?”

    Many scientists believe that it is, suggests Paul Davies, theoretical physicist at Arizona State University and director of the Beyond Center, in The Demon in the Machine. Davies suggests that the Great Red Spot is an example of a “dissipative structure” first recognized in the 1970’s by the chemist Ilya Prigogine, who defined life as … Continue reading Jupiter’s Great Red Spot –“Could It Be a Way Station on the Long Road to Life?”