Time since the Caxton's first edition of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales

Time since the Caxton's first edition of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales (543 y)

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Time since the Caxton's first edition of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales (543 y)

  • is 1/200 of Time since the start of the last glacial period (Ice Age) (110,000 y)...more
  • is 1/50 of Time since first domestication of dogs (27,000 y)...more
  • is 1/10 of Time since first domestication of horses (5,500 y)...more
  • is about as big as Time since the birth of Albrecht Durer (548 y)...more
  • is about as big as Time since the birth of Copernicus (546 y)...more
  • is 4 x Time since birth of Emmy Noether (137 y)...more
  • is 5 x Time since the birth of chemist Dorothy Hodgkin (109 y)...more
  • is 5 x Time since the birth of Turing (107 y)...more

If this was a standard unit ...

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