Perspectives on our history

oktober 19, 2013 kl. 1:49 e m | Publicerat i Okategoriserade | Lämna en kommentar

Gothenburg 19 October 2013

Stardust. Everything and everyone.

13.8 billion years ago: Night of the gigantic fireworks.

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4.6 billion years ago: A molecular cloud in the Orion-Cygnus arm of our spiral galaxy collapses due to gravitation and forms our Solar system.

3.9 billion years ago: Life on Earth begins.

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480 million years ago: Our ancestor Placoderm

370 million years ago: Our ancestor Ichthyostega

220 million years ago: Our ancestor Cynognathus

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55 million years ago: Our ancestor Plesiadapis

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25 million years ago: Our ancestor Proconsul

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15 million years ago: Our ancestors separate from those who will become Gibbons.

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13 million years ago: Our ancestors separate from those who will become Orangutans.

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10 million years ago: Our ancestors separate from those who will become Gorillas.

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7 million years ago: Our ancestors separate from those who will become Chimpanzees.

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4.4 million years ago: Our ancestor Ardipithecus

3.6 million years ago: Our ancestor Australopithecus afarensis

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1.8 million years ago: Our ancestor Homo erectus

0.2 million years ago: We the people.

The rise of Y-chromosomal Adam: Between 120.000 and 338.000 years ago.

The rise of Mitochondrial Eve: Between 140.000 and 200.000 years ago.

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