Chaos and Order

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I spent what felt like an epoch actively watching the universe unfold, micromanaging the creation and destruction of pre-matter fundamental particles. The cooling of the universe to an energy density that could be called temperature, where quarks could be bound by gluons forming protons and neutrons. Finally, the universe’s energy density dropped enough that protons, electrons, and neutrons spontaneously formed hydrogen. However, since the energy density was…



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