The History of the Universe in 200 Words or Less
Quantum fluctuation. Inflation. Expansion. Strong nuclear interaction.
Particle-antiparticle annihilation. Deuterium and helium production.
Density perturbations. Recombination. Blackbody radiation. Local
contraction. Cluster formation. Reionization? Violent relaxation.
Virialization. Biased galaxy formation? Turbulent fragmentation.
Contraction. Ionization. Compression. Opaque hydrogen. Massive star
formation. Deuterium ignition. Hydrogen fusion. Hydrogen depletion.
Core contraction. Envelope expansion. Helium fusion. Carbon, oxygen,
and silicon fusion. Iron production. Implosion. Supernova explosion.
Metals injection. Star formation. Supernova explosions. Star
formation. Condensation. Planetesimal accretion. Planetary
differentiation. Crust solidification. Volatile gas expulsion. Water
condensation. Water dissociation. Ozone production. Ultraviolet
absorption. Photosynthetic unicellular organisms. Oxidation. Mutation.
Natural selection and evolution. Respiration. Cell differentiation.
Sexual reproduction. Fossilization. Land exploration. Dinosaur
extinction. Mammal expansion. Glaciation. Homo sapiens manifestation.
Animal domestication. Food surplus production. Civilization!
Innovation. Exploration. Religion. Warring nations. Empire creation
and destruction. Exploration. Colonization. Taxation without
representation. Revolution. Constitution. Election. Expansion.
Industrialization. Rebellion. Emancipation Proclamation. Invention.
Mass production. Urbanization. Immigration. World conflagration.
League of Nations. Suffrage extension. Depression. World
conflagration. Fission explosions. United Nations. Space exploration.
Assassinations. Lunar excursions. Resignation. Computerization. World
Trade Organization. Terrorism. Internet expansion. Reunification.
Dissolution. World-Wide Web creation. Composition. Extrapolation?