Time since the birth of computer scientist Grace Hopper

Time since the birth of computer scientist Grace Hopper (118 y)

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If Time since the birth of computer scientist Grace Hopper (118 y) was a standard unit ...

  • Time since first humans in Europe (30,000 y)...more would be 250 x Time since the birth of computer scientist Grace Hopper
  • Time since extinction of Neanderthals (30,000 y)...more would be 250 x Time since the birth of computer scientist Grace Hopper
  • Age of earliest sewing needle (30,000 y)...more would be 250 x Time since the birth of computer scientist Grace Hopper
  • Time since the earliest bread baking (30,000 y)...more would be 250 x Time since the birth of computer scientist Grace Hopper
  • Time since the end of the Pleistocene geologic epoch (11,700 y)...more would be 100 x Time since the birth of computer scientist Grace Hopper
  • Time since the birth of Aristotle (2,400 y)...more would be 20 x Time since the birth of computer scientist Grace Hopper
  • Time since the birth of Euclid (2,384 y)...more would be 20 x Time since the birth of computer scientist Grace Hopper
  • Time since the birth of Alexander the Great (2,379 y)...more would be 20 x Time since the birth of computer scientist Grace Hopper
  • Time since invention of the printing press (584 y)...more would be 5 x Time since the birth of computer scientist Grace Hopper
  • Time since the publication of Copernicus's sun-centred model of the solar system (481 y)...more would be 4 x Time since the birth of computer scientist Grace Hopper
  • Time since the publication of Einstein's theory of Special Relativity (119 y)...more would be about as big as Time since the birth of computer scientist Grace Hopper
  • Time since first Model T Ford launched (116 y)...more would be about as big as Time since the birth of computer scientist Grace Hopper
  • Time since Concorde Supersonic Airliner entered service (48 y)...more would be 2/5 of Time since the birth of computer scientist Grace Hopper
  • Time since first Apple ][ computer launched (47 y)...more would be 2/5 of Time since the birth of computer scientist Grace Hopper
  • Lifespan of horse (30 y)...more would be 1/4 of Time since the birth of computer scientist Grace Hopper
  • Period of Saturn's orbit (29.5 y)...more would be 1/4 of Time since the birth of computer scientist Grace Hopper
  • Period of Jupiter's orbit (11.86 y)...more would be 1/10 of Time since the birth of computer scientist Grace Hopper

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