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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

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 Apurva S

Feb 28, 2016

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

By Tristan S

Dec 2, 2015

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

By José M R G

Feb 25, 2016

Impressive, amazing and the really explanation of everything!!

By Laura B

Jun 6, 2017

Great. Everyone should do it. It is, after all, the universe.

By Álvaro D O F

Nov 13, 2016

Wonderful course! It really should be taught in every school.

By Khanh V L

May 31, 2017

It was an absolutely interesting and eye-opening experience.

By Tanjim R

May 23, 2020

A good course about the history and future of our universe.

By Hafiz M S H

Jun 6, 2020

What a great course, i enjoyed very much during the course

By Mick H

Apr 2, 2016

Fascinating coverage of ALL of history. Great presenters

By Vedant A

Jan 31, 2018

Great course for understanding how history of existence.

By Alex t B

Jul 11, 2016

Amazing course that is interesting from start to finish.

By Prasanna

Jan 12, 2021

Very nice and clear explanatory. I loved learning this.

By Sachitha V S

Jul 26, 2020

It made Me look Into the History In A Different Angle

By Florina C

Jan 19, 2016

I recommend this course as I enjoyed every bit of it!

By Tara G

Dec 28, 2018

An amazing course. Learned so much about cosmology!

By Benjamin E

Aug 9, 2016

Really really awesome course! Thank you so much! :)

By Miguel Á G M

Jun 8, 2016

A course that changes the way of seeing the history

By ammar a

Feb 24, 2016

thank you very much for your efforts on this course

By Nick A T

May 28, 2017

very compelling, interesting and fulfilling course

By vytautas d

Mar 30, 2016

I am amazed by this eye opening course. THANK YOU!

By Md. R I

Feb 28, 2016

I wish this will be a nice and interesting course.

By Raj P y

Jul 4, 2020

It was wonderful experience to learn in coursera.

By César A D S

Oct 26, 2015

At this moment, this course has been really good.

By Zhihong Y

Mar 27, 2018

Academic course especially with the bonus marks

By David H

Feb 20, 2017

Quite comprehensive. Intriguing presentations.