History - Structure can begin to form. Nucleosynthesis...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style All That Has Come Before…
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NOW! t=1017s, T=3K, d=10-30g/cc
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Dawn of Man
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Birth of the Solar System t=1017s, T=3K
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Galaxy formation t=1016s, T=10K, d=10-27g/cc
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Dark Ages Before this, no stars. And the remnant radiation from the big bang is redshifted out of the visible, so the universe is dark!
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Era of Recombination t=1013s, T=3000K
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Era of Matter Domination t=1012s, T=10000K Matter becomes the dominant form of energy. (Overtaking radiation.)
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Unformatted text preview: Structure can begin to form. Nucleosynthesis t=100s, T=1010K, d=105g/cc Universe is cool enough for atomic nuclei to form. By the end, fusion ceases. Hydrogen, helium and trace amounts of lithium remain. t=10-6s, T=1013K Era of Confinement Electroweak Unification t=10-12s, T=1015K Electromagnetic and weak nuclear force become one. Inflation t=10-34s, T=1026K, d=1070g/cc Planck Era, TOE era? t=10-42s, T=1032K...
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