TED Talk: The history of our world in 18 minutes

David Christian (Performer)

Research output: Non-traditional research outputDigital or Visual products


Backed by stunning illustrations, David Christian narrates a complete history of the universe, from the Big Bang to the Internet, in a riveting 18 minutes. This is "Big History": an enlightening, wide-angle look at complexity, life and humanity, set against our slim share of the cosmic timeline.

Recorded at TED2011.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York
Media of outputOnline
Size18 minutes
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2011


  • historical geology
  • solar system


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