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Time since the publication of Copernicus's sun-centred model of the solar system (478 y) is 40 x Period of Jupiter's orbit (11.86 y)
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Lifespan of Galapagos giant tortoise (190 y)
If this was a standard unit ...
Yes, there's now a book based on these numbers. Oxford University Press: July 2018.
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