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Thread: The Universe Held a Party, and We Missed It

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    The Universe Held a Party, and We Missed It

    It's too bad. Life evolved here on Earth after the Universe's big parties already ended. Sure, there's the occasional galaxy merger, and we've got a few regions of furious star formation here in the Milky Way. But billions of years ago, galaxies were banging and crashing together, leading to vast eras of star formation. In [...]

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    I'm thinking that it is good that we missed it. The total number of Curies in our dirt, water, and atmosphere is pretty low right now, but there was a lot of ionizing radiation everywhere in the galaxy back then.
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