Time since the birth of al-Khwarizmi

Time since the birth of al-Khwarizmi (1,244 y)

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Time since the birth of al-Khwarizmi (1,244 y)

  • is 1/200 of Time since the first modern humans (250,000 y)...more
  • is 1/40 of Time since first humans in Australia (50,000 y)...more
  • is 1/2 of Time since the birth of Socrates (2,489 y)...more
  • is 1/2 of Time since start of building of the Parthenon (2,465 y)...more
  • is about as big as Time since the birth of al-Kindi (1,220 y)...more
  • is 2 x Time since the birth of Toscanelli (624 y)...more
  • is 4 x Time since the birth of Euler (313 y)...more
  • is 5 x Time since the birth of Joseph Fourier (253 y)...more
  • is 5 x Period of Pluto's orbit (248 y)...more
  • is 5 x Time since birth of Sophie Germain (245 y)...more
  • is 5 x Time since the birth of Gauss (244 y)...more
  • is 10 x Time since birth of M. C. Escher (123 y)...more
  • is 25 x Time since first email sent (50 y)...more
  • is 25 x Time since the launch of Intel's first microprocessor, the 4004 (50 y)...more
  • is 50 x One average human generation (25 y)...more

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