Time since the birth of al-Kindi

Time since the birth of al-Kindi (1,220 y)

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Time since the birth of al-Kindi (1,220 y)

  • is 1/4000 of Age of earliest mammoth fossils (4.8 million y)...more
  • is 1/25 of Time since first humans in Europe (30,000 y)...more
  • is 1/25 of Time since extinction of Neanderthals (30,000 y)...more
  • is 1/25 of Age of earliest sewing needle (30,000 y)...more
  • is 1/25 of Time since the earliest bread baking (30,000 y)...more
  • is 1/2 of Time since start of building of the Parthenon (2,465 y)...more
  • is 1/2 of Time since the birth of Aristotle (2,400 y)...more
  • is about as big as Time since the birth of al-Khwarizmi (1,244 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 10 x Time since first transatlantic wireless communication (120 y)...more
  • is 40 x Lifespan of horse (30 y)...more

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