Friday, 4 March 2016

Sketchy Fact #114: Empty Planet

Of all the species that have ever lives on Earth, approximately 99.9% are now extinct. As Bill Bryson puts in in A Short History of Nearly Everything, all life that currently exists could be attributed to a rounding error.


1 comment:

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