The basics of thermodynamics imply the irreversibility of time.
This was obscured during a long period because classical physics admitted reversibility, Moreover the MAXWELL demon's paradox did cast some doubts on the universal validity of the 2nd law of thermodynamics until it was resolved by L. SZILARD in 1929.
I. PRIGOGINE research has now made definitively clear that the progressive construction of complexity implies inevitably time's irreversibility.
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