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Want facts and want them fast? Our Maths in a minute series explores key mathematical concepts in just a few words.
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As a kid around 12, I came across a statement , attributed to an Arabic scholar of mideaval times , as i recall that mirrors Wheel's metaphor of the island . "The greater the diameter of light, the greater the circumference of darkness ". I wonder , in the presumed singularity before the Big Bang, " what observed what ? ", put differently,
if Entropy = 1, is there anything at all ?, so out of nothing something comes ??? Fun craziness to play with on a snowy day .