Time since the birth of Alexander the Great

Time since the birth of Alexander the Great (2,377 y)

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Time since the birth of Alexander the Great (2,377 y)

  • is 1/2000 of Age of earliest mammoth fossils (4.8 million y)...more
  • is 1/5 of Time since the end of the Pleistocene geologic epoch (11,700 y)...more
  • is about as big as Time since the birth of Aristotle (2,400 y)...more
  • is about as big as Time since the birth of Euclid (2,382 y)...more
  • is 5 x Time since the publication of Copernicus's sun-centred model of the solar system (479 y)...more
  • is 20 x Time since first transatlantic wireless communication (121 y)...more
  • is 20 x Time since the publication of Einstein's theory of Special Relativity (117 y)...more
  • is 25 x Time since Charles Lindbergh first flew across the Atlantic (95 y)...more
  • is 40 x Time since first human went into space (60 y)...more
  • is 200 x Period of Jupiter's orbit (11.86 y)...more

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