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History Of The Earth in a single day


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Compress 13 bilion years of the earth's history into a single day and here is how it looks. Humans don't appear until 1 minute and 17 seconds to midnight.

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History Of The Earth in a single day

  1. 1. History of the Earth In a single day. Courtesy: NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center
  2. 2. 12.00 to 4.00am <ul><li>“ The Big Bang” </li></ul><ul><li>No life </li></ul><ul><li>A planet with poisonous gases in the air, no soil and a hot sea. </li></ul>
  3. 3. 4.00am to 8.00pm <ul><li>Single celled organisms, called stromatolites, begin to produce oxygen. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Just before 8.30pm <ul><li>First marine plants </li></ul>
  5. 5. 8.50pm <ul><li>Jellyfish and simple diblastic organisms </li></ul>
  6. 6. Just after 9.00pm <ul><li>Trilobites and creatures of the Burgess Shale </li></ul>
  7. 7. 10.00pm <ul><li>Plant life of the carboniferous and the first land creatures. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 11.00pm to 11.45pm <ul><li>Reign of the Reptiles – Dinosaurs Rule! </li></ul>
  9. 9. 1 minute and 17 seconds to midnight <ul><li>First humans appear. </li></ul>