Period of Earth's orbit

Period of Earth's orbit (1 y)

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Period of Earth's orbit (1 y)

  • is 1/4000 of Time since earliest wheeled vehicles (4,000 y)...more
  • is 1/2500 of Time since the birth of Socrates (2,489 y)...more
  • is 1/2500 of Time since start of building of the Parthenon (2,465 y)...more
  • is 1/2000 of Time since the birth of Hero of Alexandria (2,011 y)...more
  • is 1/1000 of Time since start of building of Great Zimbabwe (1,000 y)...more
  • is 1/500 of Duration of Carthaginian Empire (504 y)...more
  • is 1/500 of Duration of Roman Empire (503 y)...more
  • is 1/500 of Duration of Egyptian Empire (500 y)...more
  • is 1/400 of Duration of Dutch Empire (407 y)...more
  • is 1/400 of Time since the death of Shakespeare (403 y)...more
  • is 1/400 of Duration of British Empire (394 y)...more
  • is 1/250 of Time since the birth of Joseph Fourier (253 y)...more
  • is 1/250 of Period of Pluto's orbit (248 y)...more
  • is 1/200 of Time since the birth of mathematician Maria Gaetana Agnesi (203 y)...more
  • is 1/200 of Time since the first iron steamship crossed the English Channel (199 y)...more
  • is 1/100 of Time since the birth of chemist Rosalind Franklin (101 y)...more
  • is 1/50 of Time since first email sent (50 y)...more
  • is 1/50 of Time since the launch of Intel's first microprocessor, the 4004 (50 y)...more
  • is 1/40 of Time since first IBM Personal Computer launched (40 y)...more
  • is 1/25 of One average human generation (25 y)...more
  • is 1/2 of Lifespan of rat (2 y)...more

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