23 Eyebrow-Arching Time Spans (Side By Side)

Time spans by themselves may seem pretty mundane -- but when placed side by side, you really start see the grand (or not so grand) progress our little planet has made. We asked you to show us some time comparisons that make you stop and say "Great Scott." The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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A second can be an eternity Planck Time is the shortest unit of time possible. It is the time it takes light in a vacuum to cross one Planck Length (t

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The Coliseum in Rome is the iconic symbol of the ancient Roman Empire. Construction of this marvel of primeval architecture and engineering was begun

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L The invention of 2000 the printing press 1900 is closer to the invention of 1400 the computer than to the invention of paper. Way closer. In the tim

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CHUCK NORRIS IS OLDER THAN THE MODERN NATION OF ISRAEL. A6nE AGE: 73 AGE: 65

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Our sun is only eighteen to twenty years old. Nx10cin Eighteen to twenty galactic years. Credits Milky Way Galaxy. NGC 4414 The Sonny Darkside

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23 Eyebrow-Arching Time Spans (Side By Side)

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The shortest estimation for the lifespan of the universe is 33*(10^9) years, in a Big Rip scenario. The longest estimation is 10(10^120) years, in a H

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If the length of time dinosaurs were on the planet [around 160 million years) were represented by a trip from LOS Angeles to NeW York (2,789 miles)...