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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....

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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!! :)


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 Stephen C H

Jan 26, 2021

extremely interesting and well structured

good reference sources for follow up

By Karon K

Jul 4, 2016

Thank You!

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

By Artelligence

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 Rahul M

Oct 7, 2021

Excellent Course most mind refreshing and original. Need more such courses

By Rhugved 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 Marcello P G d S

Jun 16, 2021

Amazing and informative. Extremely interesting course. Congratulations.


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

By luis s

Jan 19, 2017

Its an excelent Course. I really learned a lot from the universe.

By Bean B

Nov 21, 2020

really interesting, helpful to explore a new aspect of the world

By Naufal A

May 30, 2020

I am very happy with my achievement and will continue to learn.

By Lionel J P

Feb 1, 2018

Marvellous. Thought provoking. Stimulating. Gargantuan subject.

By Hakan M K

Sep 18, 2016

big history is a good course for everybody who interest history

By Apurva S

Feb 28, 2016

I just love this topic. It is really fun and teaches you a lot.

By Tristan

Dec 2, 2015

This is the history course I should have been taught at school!