What a terrible tease !! The third indication of elephants in our living room, is the cosmologic inflation. I do have Alan Guth’s book. It seems right off the bat a lot of what was went down the tubes. We were left with an even sprinkling of black holes. This could be analogous to an iceberg freezing from fresh water. Its phase change makes most of it submerge in water, but some is left above.
I had been rambling with Steve. We knew the first generation of stars was from hydrogen and helium, all that was around then. We knew it took their thermonuclear cookery upon demise, to fuse together larger nuclei, the METALS, as they’re called. This is why I recited, last week, the second row in the PERIODIC TABLE. This is way fun.