I have thought about this for the last few years : “how was the universe formed and life started on earth”. I’m certain that I’m not the only one who’s have had these questions, but I’m sure everybody is trying to find the answer to the very same questions.
The existence of the Earth made me think deeper about this concept as a whole. The closest I’ve come to finding an answer to this, says that Earth was formed around 4.54 billion years ago by accretion from the solar nebula.
For a simple overview, the theory implies that the Solar Nebula is somehow behind the creation of the universe, the world, and things living or otherwise. As I continued to read more, I came across an interesting video that has a close resemblance about how the solar system could have been formed and talks about the youngest star forming region close to the Earth – Orion Nebula
I hope you enjoyed the video, but on careful observation you would realise the broader concept of the entire formation is possibly Hydrogen + Dust which I believe holds true for the formation of our Solar system as well.
Now, it’s a bit of interesting chemistry time, Hydrogen has a big role to play in formation of life. For example, let’s study the formation of Sun;
Most of the gas — about 72 percent — is hydrogen. Nuclear fusion converts hydrogen into other elements. The sun is also composed of about 26 percent helium and trace amounts of other elements — oxygen, carbon, neon, nitrogen, magnesium, iron and silicon.
These elements are created in the sun’s core, which makes up 25 percent of the sun. Gravitational forces create tremendous pressure and temperatures in the core. The temperature of the sun in this layer is about 27 million degrees F (15 million degrees C). Hydrogen atoms are compressed and fuse together, creating helium and a lot of energy. This process is called nuclear fusion.
The energy, mostly in the form of gamma-ray photons and neutrinos, is carried into the radiative zone. Photons can bounce around in this zone for about a million years before passing through the interface layer, or tachocline. Scientists think the sun’s magnetic field is generated by a magnetic dynamo in this layer.
Now I guess you all are wondering then it’s simple, everything was formed from the Sun but let’s now recollect the periodic table that we studied in our childhood which lists Hydrogen as the 1st element made up of 1 Proton and 1 Electron
Proton can be further broken down to Quarks.
A proton is composed of two up quarks, one down quark and the gluons that mediate the forces “binding” them together. The colour assignment of individual quarks is arbitrary, but all three colours must be present. Quarks have various intrinsic properties, including electric charge, mass, colour charge and spin. Quarks combine to form composite particles called hadrons, the most stable of which are protons and neutrons, the components of atomic nuclei.
Okay, now let’s ask ourselves some questions!
How does a charge form to allow for the creation of a quark?
A charge is created by the friction of 2 or more dust particles rubbing against each other, marking the beginning of the entire solar system.
Here’s a simple example;
When 2 clouds collide it creates lighting and thunder, similarly when 2 dust particles collide they create Quarks, the fundamental constituent of any matter. So the creation of the entire solar system including “We” are simple examples of Quarks from which we were born and a Quark to which we would finally end.
Finally this video would clearly explain in less than 10 minutes how the entire life creation happened in the universe.
“We are all dust passing through the air, the difference is, some are flying high in the sky, while others are flying low. But eventually, we all settle on the same ground.”
― Anthony Liccione
I would love to hear back from all of you about your thoughts and views on this and keep the Quarks within us excited.