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About the Course

We currently face unprecedented challenges on a global scale. These problems do not neatly fall into disciplines. They are complicated, complex, and connected. Join us on this epic journey of 13.8 billion years starting at the Big Bang and travelling through time all the way to the future. Discover the connections in our world, the power of collective learning, how our universe and our world has evolved from incredible simplicity to ever-increasing complexity. Experience our modern scientific origin story through Big History and discover the important links between past, current, and future events. You will find two different types of lectures. ‘Zooming In’ lectures from multiple specialists enable you to understand key concepts through the lens of different disciplines, whilst David Christian's ‘Big History Framework’ lectures provide the connective overview for a journey through eight thresholds of Big History....

Top reviews

SA
Jul 1, 2020

I absolutely LOVED Big History! It's so interesting and insightful!! I highly recommend everyone to take this course, you will learn a lot about the world! Thank you Professor Christian and Baker!! :)

BG
Jan 6, 2016

Finally! A creation myth based on evidence and multiple scientific disciplines for all humans is here! The time for stories based on speculation and superstition for the chosen group is finally over.

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By Anne L G

Sep 19, 2016

Excellent course. It is worth your time to to learn about our scientific origin story.

By Dino H

Nov 23, 2018

A rich set of videos and articles available to help you get familiar with the subject.

By Mar�a T L S

Oct 27, 2020

I really enjoyed this course and learned about all the connections between sciences!

By Jorge V

Aug 9, 2016

A very professional and complete course about the history of the whole universe.

By Biplab G

May 6, 2020

Very well explained and covered almost all points with good visuals to explain.

By William S

Dec 12, 2019

This COURSE WAS LIIIIIIT. I want to give this more than 5 stars but am limited.

By Andrew C

Oct 20, 2019

A great beginners guide to understanding our origins and place in the universe.

By potsang

Aug 1, 2016

I recommend it to everyone who's curious about how we got to where we are now.

By Hamid S

Mar 28, 2016

excellent reconnection of knowledges obtained through reductionist methodology

By Pete H

Feb 16, 2016

Fantastic course - great content, very informative, and engaging presentations

By Karon K

Jul 4, 2016

Thank You!

I have been waiting for a course like this for a very long time....

By Archer M (

Mar 21, 2016

The Best and the most fundamental course for every human being. (I'm serious)

By Blanka G C

Sep 3, 2018

This is the most useful and comprehensive class I've ever taken, thank you!

By Rhugved s s

Apr 8, 2020

Thanks for providing such a great platform to us to improve our knowledge.

By Amasha S

Oct 19, 2020

A very interesting course that is easy to understand and can learn a lot.

By Samhita J

Aug 19, 2020

Mind Blown. Excellent efforts from professors' side. Made it interesting.

By Dr. N S

Jul 15, 2020

the course content is very lucid and video content is highly informative.

By Mardohar B B S

Jun 17, 2020

This course is great. I never knew that learning history can be this fun.

By Christian K

Jun 13, 2017

Awesome approach. Really interesting how many subjects are put together.

By Ahmad B

Apr 19, 2020

A very useful, valuable course .... thank you so much for your efforts

By Vanessa E M

Jan 16, 2020

Una visión diferente a lo que siempre hemos escuchado. muy interesante

By Mariam C

Nov 23, 2019

Really interesting and covers a whole bunch of different disciplines !

By Luis W

Feb 27, 2018

A must for every person!

Thanks for an enjoyable and instructive course

By Jim S

Dec 2, 2015

Excellent course, really well presented. Informative and enjoyable.

By William E

Jul 30, 2017

Extremely informative and very much enjoyed completing the course