Time since the earliest farming

Time since the earliest farming (11,500 y)

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If Time since the earliest farming (11,500 y) was a standard unit ...

  • Time since the end of the Paleogene geologic period (23 million y)...more would be 2000 x Time since the earliest farming
  • Time since the end of the Pleistocene geologic epoch (11,700 y)...more would be about as big as Time since the earliest farming
  • Time since building of the Great Pyramid of Giza / Cheops / Khufu (4,580 y)...more would be 2/5 of Time since the earliest farming
  • Time since the birth of Archimedes (2,300 y)...more would be 1/5 of Time since the earliest farming
  • Time since the birth of Eratosthenes (2,299 y)...more would be 1/5 of Time since the earliest farming
  • Time since invention of the printing press (584 y)...more would be 1/20 of Time since the earliest farming
  • Time since the birth of Leonardo da Vinci (572 y)...more would be 1/20 of Time since the earliest farming
  • Time since the birth of Shakespeare (460 y)...more would be 1/25 of Time since the earliest farming
  • Time since the birth of Galileo (457 y)...more would be 1/25 of Time since the earliest farming
  • Time since first Model T Ford launched (116 y)...more would be 1/100 of Time since the earliest farming
  • Time since the birth of chemist Dorothy Hodgkin (114 y)...more would be 1/100 of Time since the earliest farming
  • Period of Ceres's orbit (4.6 y)...more would be 1/2500 of Time since the earliest farming

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