The History of Earth as a 24 hr clock. Humans have only just arrived...

The History of Earth as a 24 hr clock. Humans have only just arrived...

A Brief History of Life and Deep Time

Time:

  • 0:00 Formation of Earth
  • 0:00-3:00 Meteorite Bombardment
  • 4:00 Origin of Life
  • 5:36 Oldest Fossils
  • 6:00 to 1:52 Abundant Banded Iron-Formations
    • First signs of proliferation
  • 2:08 Single-Celled Algae (Acritarchs)
    • First big life
  • 6:08 Sexual Reproduction
    • Recombine genes
    • Opened the door for diversity
  • 8:28 Seaweeds
  • 8:48 Jellyfish
  • 9:04 Trilobites
  • 9:52 Land Plants
    • First life and land
  • 10:24 Coal Swamps
  • 10:56 Dinosaurs
  • 11:39 Mammals
  • 11:58:43 Humans
    • 2 minutes to today

 


 

The History of Earth as a 24 hr clock. Humans have only just arrived.

Note: I first came across this image through UW-Madison geology.

Thanks to https://mastodon.social/@Sheril/109350942814531855

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