What Is Life? #5: Why Does Life Exist?
In this episode, I spoke to Jeremy England, a physicist at MIT, about why life exists. He has developed an influential theory of life as a way for matter to dissipate energy.
What Is Life? was recorded in front of a live audience at Caveat in New York and is supported by a grant from Science Sandbox, a Simons Foundation initiative. Artwork by Caryn Audenried.