 How long is a million/billion seconds?
A selection of answers from the Dr. Math archives.
 One Million Seconds
 What is a million seconds in weeks, days, hours, minutes, and seconds?
What does unit conversion have to do with number bases?
 Seconds since 1980
 How can I work out the number of seconds since 1980, taking
leap years into account?
 Seconds in 1000 Years
 I need to know how many seconds are in one thousand years,
including leap years.
 A Billion Seconds
 If I was born on 01/02/84, when will I have been alive for a
billion seconds?
 Counting to One Billion
 How long does it take to count to one billion counting one number
per second?
 How Long Does It Take to
Count to a Billion?
 Why people who need to deal precisely with long intervals (like
astronomers and computer scientists) avoid using 'years' as a unit of time.
