Death is most often thought of in metaphysical terms - as that which undoes the very thing which allows us to contemplate its enigma. But in addition to operating on our essence, death is also a physical process - one that transforms mortal flesh and bone, and disassembles the systems housed therein which are unique to the living. Thus, for your pleasure, we present a few morsels of its physical mechanism, the physics of death. Enjoy.

This web site was built by Brendon Fuhs as a Physics 212X (section 5) web project. It was published on April 27, 2011.

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