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Incomprehensible Sums

I remember when a billion used to be a number so big nobody could comprehend it, though it is still a massive number.
According to 1 billion seconds equals 31.7 years. A billion seconds have elapsed since 1981.
One billion minutes is equal to 1,901 years - which would take us back, almost, to the time Jesus Christ roamed the Earth.
One billion hours is equal to 114,000 years - which would take us back to the Stone Age.
In more recent times, our inability to comprehend the sheer magnitude of 1 billion has been eclipsed by ...

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