Lifespan of horse

Lifespan of horse (30 y)

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If Lifespan of horse (30 y) was a standard unit ...

  • Time since first humans in Europe (30,000 y)...more would be 1000 x Lifespan of horse
  • Time since extinction of Neanderthals (30,000 y)...more would be 1000 x Lifespan of horse
  • Age of earliest sewing needle (30,000 y)...more would be 1000 x Lifespan of horse
  • Time since the earliest bread baking (30,000 y)...more would be 1000 x Lifespan of horse
  • Time since first humans in Americas (15,000 y)...more would be 500 x Lifespan of horse
  • Time since the birth of al-Kindi (1,220 y)...more would be 40 x Lifespan of horse
  • Time since the birth of Dante Alighieri (757 y)...more would be 25 x Lifespan of horse
  • Time since first transatlantic wireless communication (121 y)...more would be 4 x Lifespan of horse
  • Period of Halley's Comet's orbit (75.3 y)...more would be 2.5 x Lifespan of horse
  • Time since the invention of the transistor (74 y)...more would be 2.5 x Lifespan of horse
  • Time since first human went into space (60 y)...more would be 2 x Lifespan of horse
  • Period of Saturn's orbit (29.5 y)...more would be about as big as Lifespan of horse
  • Lifespan of a cat (15 y)...more would be 1/2 of Lifespan of horse
  • Time since first iPhone launched (15 y)...more would be 1/2 of Lifespan of horse
  • Length of the Napoleonic wars (12 y)...more would be 2/5 of Lifespan of horse
  • Period of Jupiter's orbit (11.86 y)...more would be 2/5 of Lifespan of horse

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