Our universe is approximately 14 billion years old,
and our little, blue planet has only been here for around 4 billion years.
It’s seen better days, but still – it’s very new.
Modern humans originated around 200,000 years ago.
Walking, talking humans like us have only been here for about 50,000 years.
Us, our family, our ancestors, everything we’ve ever known or been aware of has only existed for the tiniest percentage of total history.
We’re still one of the youngest things around.
But this is where it gets really interesting…