Time since the birth of Galileo

Time since the birth of Galileo (457 y)

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Time since the birth of Galileo (457 y)

  • is 1/25 of Time since the earliest farming (11,500 y)...more
  • is 1/10 of Time since building of the Great Pyramid of Giza / Cheops / Khufu (4,580 y)...more
  • is 1/5 of Time since the birth of Archimedes (2,300 y)...more
  • is 1/5 of Time since the birth of Eratosthenes (2,297 y)...more
  • is 1/5 of Time since start of building of the Great Pyramid of Cholula (2,250 y)...more
  • is 1/4 of Time since the birth of Diophantus (1,812 y)...more
  • is 1/4 of Time since the building of Great Wall of China (1,800 y)...more
  • is 1/2 of Time since building of Angkor Wat (903 y)...more
  • is about as big as Time since the birth of Shakespeare (458 y)...more
  • is 4 x Time since the birth of computer scientist Grace Hopper (116 y)...more
  • is 4 x Time since first Model T Ford launched (114 y)...more
  • is 10 x Time since Concorde Supersonic Airliner entered service (46 y)...more
  • is 10 x Time since first Apple ][ computer launched (45 y)...more
  • is 100 x Period of Ceres's orbit (4.6 y)...more

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