40 was a number.
The Trojan Horse was about forty feet tall. (TV: The Myth Makers)
Forty minutes was equivalent to one rev. (AUDIO: The Game)
Arcturus was 40 light-years from Earth. (PROSE: Only a Matter of Time)
Jim Hardwicke's anti-aging drug placed its subjects in a death-like state of unconsciousness for forty years, after which they would wake up fully re-energized. (PROSE: The Living Death)
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According to The Last Dalek, a video game based on the events of the television story Dalek, Henry van Statten was 40 years old in 2012.