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Time since extinction of Neanderthals (30,000 y) is 250 x Time since first transatlantic wireless communication (119 y)
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Highest ascent by a hot air balloon (2004) (6.61 km)
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Yes, there's now a book based on these numbers. Oxford University Press: July 2018.
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