How old is the universe? how old is the earth?, how long have humans been around?

Three great questions.

How old is the universe? The universe is approximately 13.8 billion years old. 13,800,000,000. in numbers.

How old is the earth? 4.543 billion years old. 4.543, 000,000. in numbers.

How long have humans been around? about 200,000 years.

When were mans earliest ancestors around? between 7 to 6 million years ago. 7,000,000 – 6,000,000 Sahelanthropus tchadensis is one of the oldest known species in the human family tree.

Great information on The Smithsonian Institute National Museum of Natural history. http://humanorigins.si.edu/evidence/human-fossils/species

 

Top tip on parenting

Take some time out to listen to the rain drops!

It just never seems to stop once you become a parent there is so much to always do. If you can find that magic moment in between the chaos and madness.. Breathe and enjoy. Well done you’ve earned it.