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I read the new Scientific American which contains an article that talks largely about entropy and information. In it the author states that there is a minimum area that a certain amount of entropy can be contained in; this got me thinking. Could it be plausible that an increase in entropy over a certain limit could necessitate an increase in area? I was thinking along the terms that the universe could be enclosed by the minimum volume needed to harbor the amount of entropy it contains. Thus, since entropy is always increasing, the minimum volume needed to harbor that entropy must also increase, leading to the conclusion that the universe is forced to expand. Even farther out, since the level of entropy is growing in the universe at an increased rate (no idea if this is correct) then the universe if forced to expand more rapidly (accelerate). I have no idea if this is even plausible; it could be that when the level of entropy surpasses its enclosed system, the system fails. Thoughts, opinions, and criticisms are welcome. I'm just a high schooler who has no idea what he's talking about.