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c. 13.7 billion years ago

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c. 12 billion years ago

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c. 4.6 billion years ago

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c. 500 BCE

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c. 250 BCE

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1600

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1638

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1646

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1654

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1665

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1672

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1676

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1678

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1687

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1714

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1742

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1745

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1752

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1761
c. 1785

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1800

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1803
1817

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1820

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1821

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1827

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1832
1842

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1848
1851

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1852
c. 1864
1878
1894
1895

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1896

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1897
1900

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1902
1903
1905

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1906

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1908

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1909

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1911
1913

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1915

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1925

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1927

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1930

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1932

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1934

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1939

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1940
1942

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1945

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1946

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1947

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1949

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1950

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1951
1952
1953

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1964

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1974
1988
2008

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2009

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2010

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