Infographic: The Insignificance of Humanity in the History of Time
Human history feels like a very long time to us, but in reality, our existence is a mere speck in the lifespan of the universe. So Wait But Why and Visual.ly teamed up to make this infographic, "A Perspective on Time," because in their words, "Humans are good at a lot of things, but putting time into perspective isn't one of them." The Washington Post had a cheerier take on the graphic, and described it as "a surprisingly easy way to understand just how much time is left until the heat death of the universe."
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