Earth's History

Earth's History


If Earth's history were condensed into 24 hours, life would have appeared at 4 am, land plants at 10:24 pm, dinosaur extinction at 11:41 pm, and human history would have begun at 11:58:43 pm.


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Ever wondered what the beginning of existence would look like if it was tracked and measured in a 24-hour clock?

What if we charted the history of earth on a clock? When and where did humankind come into existence during the creation of life? Strange questions, right?

The team at One Clock experimented with this by condensing all the information about the history of the earth into a 24-hour time period. The findings were very interesting!

Humans have existed only for 77 seconds!

If midnight marks the formation of Earth on the clock, dinosaurs, mammals, and humans would be last in the line of creation.

In fact, human history doesn't begin until 11:58:43 p.m!

It's interesting to notice that even the simplest forms of life didn't exist until 4 a.m.

Dinosaurs lived and died in almost 30 minutes!

Doesn't it make one realize how truly vast the existence of the earth is and humans are just such a tiny part of it?


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