Time since first humans in Australia

Time since first humans in Australia (50,000 y)

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If Time since first humans in Australia (50,000 y) was a standard unit ...

  • Time since the end of the Permian geologic period (252 million y)...more would be 5000 x Time since first humans in Australia
  • Time since the end of the Triassic geologic period, mass extinction (201 million y)...more would be 4000 x Time since first humans in Australia
  • Time since the emergence of flowering plants (125 million y)...more would be 2500 x Time since first humans in Australia
  • Time since the first modern humans (250,000 y)...more would be 5 x Time since first humans in Australia
  • Time since the birth of Socrates (2,490 y)...more would be 1/20 of Time since first humans in Australia
  • Time since start of building of the Parthenon (2,466 y)...more would be 1/20 of Time since first humans in Australia
  • Time since the birth of Hero of Alexandria (2,012 y)...more would be 1/25 of Time since first humans in Australia
  • Time since the birth of al-Khwarizmi (1,244 y)...more would be 1/40 of Time since first humans in Australia
  • Time since the birth of Joseph Fourier (254 y)...more would be 1/200 of Time since first humans in Australia
  • Period of Pluto's orbit (248 y)...more would be 1/200 of Time since first humans in Australia
  • Time since birth of Sophie Germain (246 y)...more would be 1/200 of Time since first humans in Australia
  • Time since the first iron steamship crossed the English Channel (200 y)...more would be 1/250 of Time since first humans in Australia
  • Time since the first passenger steam railway service (197 y)...more would be 1/250 of Time since first humans in Australia
  • Time since birth of M. C. Escher (124 y)...more would be 1/400 of Time since first humans in Australia
  • One average human generation (25 y)...more would be 1/2000 of Time since first humans in Australia
  • Time since first Tesla Model S launched (10 y)...more would be 1/5000 of Time since first humans in Australia

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