Muse drummer explains the second law of thermodynamics
25 September 2012 Last updated at 00:19 BST
Muse drummer Dom Howard has described the band's new album as a "positive struggle" against the second law of thermodynamics.
The band has been based in London's Air Studio's for the last year to make their sixth studio album, The 2nd Law.
Howard told the BBC's Tim Masters about the band's inspirations drawn from the world of science.
Video journalist: Rachel Curtis.