A) Galaxies were much bigger in the past because they had not contracted completely.
B) Galaxies attracted each other more strongly in the past because they were more massive; they had not yet turned most of their mass into stars and light.
C) Galaxies were more active in the past and therefore would have collided with each other more frequently.
D) Galaxies were closer together in the past because the universe was smaller.
E) Galaxy collisions shouldn’t have been more common in the past than they are now.