Time since the publication of Copernicus's sun-centred model of the solar system

Time since the publication of Copernicus's sun-centred model of the solar system (478 y)

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Time since the publication of Copernicus's sun-centred model of the solar system (478 y)

  • is 1/10000 of Age of earliest mammoth fossils (4.8 million y)...more
  • is 1/5 of Time since the birth of Aristotle (2,400 y)...more
  • is 1/5 of Time since the birth of Euclid (2,381 y)...more
  • is 1/5 of Time since the birth of Alexander the Great (2,376 y)...more
  • is 1/4 of Time since start of building of the Colosseum (1,947 y)...more
  • is 1/4 of Time since the peak of Roman Empire (1,900 y)...more
  • is 1/2 of Time since the birth of Omar Khayyam (973 y)...more
  • is 2.5 x Lifespan of Galapagos giant tortoise (190 y)...more
  • is 4 x Time since first transatlantic wireless communication (120 y)...more
  • is 5 x Time since Charles Lindbergh first flew across the Atlantic (94 y)...more
  • is 40 x Period of Jupiter's orbit (11.86 y)...more
  • is 250 x Period of Mars's orbit (1.88 y)...more

If this was a standard unit ...

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