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(cosmology) the original matter that (according to the big bang theory) existed before the formation of the chemical elements

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The syllable "Hu!" emerges as a sign of life in Ylem (1972), a musical fable depicting, in a mere twenty-six minutes, the expansion and contraction of our universe and its renewed expansion thereafter in an alternate space-time outside the concert chamber.
In San Francisco, Blue Room Gallery presented "Interfacing Ideas: Fine Art Meets Technology," works by 17 artists of the YLEM Organization, an art-science group whose name comes from big-bang theories.
Gamow adopted the word ylem (pronounced eye-lem), an ancient word meaning primordial substance, for the stuff from which the universe was made.
Antibodies and antisera employed Antibody or Antiserum P or M (clone)(*) Dilution Mitochondrion M (113-1) 1/100 Thyroglobulin P Undiluted Carcino-embryonic antigen M (B01-94-11M) Undiluted Calcitonin M (SILVIA) 1/200 Chromogranin A M (Phe 5) 1/50 Prostatic specific antigen P Undiluted Pepsinogen II P 7/2000 E-cathepsin P 1/2000 Salivary amylase P 1/100 Ki-67 M (MIB-1) 1/50 p53 M (DO7) 1/1000 Antibody or Antiserum Source Mitochondrion BioGenex, San Ramon, Calif Thyroglobulin Ortho, Raritan, NJ Carcino-embryonic antigen BioGenex Calcitonin Ortho Chromogranin A Enzo, New York, NY Prostatic specific antigen Dako, Copenhagen, DK Pepsinogen II Gift of Samloff([dagger]) E-cathepsin Gift of Samloff([dagger]) Salivary amylase Biogensis, Bournemouth, UK Ki-67 Ylem, Roma, I p53 Dako
He finds that ylem, the primordial mass of original neutrons, protons, and electrons that existed during the first few hundred seconds of the history of the universe, must have had a temperature of a few billion degrees.
Ylem is the title of a composition for nineteen musicians (1972)--"Ylem," a derivation from the Greek term hyle (v[lambda][eta]), is the term which the two physicists George Gamov and Ralph Alpher gave to the essential material of the "big bang." [7] Stockhausen transferred this "theory of the oscillating universe," which explodes every eighty billion years, into the realm of music, as "Phoenix-Musik," which best succeeds when the players establish telepathic communication with one another." [8]