Primordial Open-System Thermodynamics and the Origin of a Biophysics Selection Principle


Mesons and baryons, according to their rest mass and half-life, show a tendency for de-confinement and re-confinement of energy, contributing to a continuous surge of enthalpy along the primordial chronology. The strong force opposes to the separation of the constitutive quarks of pions, which by self-multiplication, absorb the energy released by decay and pair-annihilation. The 1% of mass apported by quarks requires an additional 99% of energy from this decay to manifest as gluons-hadrons formation. Processes like oscillation neutron-proton and antineutron-antiproton cycles are capable to capture primordial radiation, and may have prevented a Universe immersed into residual gamma radiation.

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A. Bennun, "Primordial Open-System Thermodynamics and the Origin of a Biophysics Selection Principle," Open Journal of Biophysics, Vol. 2 No. 3, 2012, pp. 72-79. doi: 10.4236/ojbiphy.2012.23010.

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