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    Gravitation is not a first principle. In this spirit, Verlinde frames gravity as an emergent phenomenon. Emergent phenomena appear when interactions on a small scale give rise to new laws, principles and structures on a larger scale. Consider the beautiful ice crystals we call snowflakes. The formation of snowflakes is driven by thermodynamics, the laws that govern the transfer of heat energy between molecules. And yet, crystals do not exist on the scale of individual molecules. They appear only on a larger scale, when many molecules exchange energy in a particular manner. Much as we can obtain snowflakes from thermodynamics, Verlinde argues that we can obtain gravitation from thermodynamics. If the Universe were a computer program, there would be no line for gravitation in the code. In this view, gravitation is less like a constitutional article and more like a side effect.

    What is the author trying to convey in the passage?

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    1. Gravitation is just another principle and can be obtained from thermodynamics
    2. Snowflakes can be formed through the principle of thermodynamics
    3. Crystals forming snowflakes go through the process of heat transfer between the molecules
    4. Gravitation is a side effect and much less than a constitutional article
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