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David Christian: The history of our world in 18 minutes

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TED presents David Christian who in this talk from April 2011, he 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. Featured image from the Lascaux Caves in France, paleolithic cave paintings, estimated to be 17,300 years old. Image credit: Prof saxx.

David Christian: The history of our world in 18 minutes
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