Time since the birth of chemist Dorothy Hodgkin

Time since the birth of chemist Dorothy Hodgkin (111 y)

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Time since the birth of chemist Dorothy Hodgkin (111 y)

  • is 1/1000 of Time since the start of the last glacial period (Ice Age) (110,000 y)...more
  • is 1/50 of Time since first domestication of horses (5,500 y)...more
  • is 1/20 of Time since start of building of the Great Pyramid of Cholula (2,250 y)...more
  • is 1/5 of Time since the birth of Albrecht Durer (550 y)...more
  • is 1/5 of Time since the birth of Copernicus (548 y)...more
  • is 1/5 of Time since the Caxton's first edition of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales (545 y)...more
  • is about as big as Time since first Model T Ford launched (113 y)...more
  • is about as big as Time since the birth of Turing (109 y)...more
  • is 2.5 x Time since Concorde Supersonic Airliner entered service (45 y)...more
  • is 2.5 x Time since first Apple ][ computer launched (44 y)...more

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