An Interactive Timeline Covering 14 Billion Years of History: From The Big Bang to 2015

For his final project in Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, Matan Stauber created Histography, an interactive timeline that covers 14 billion years of history. The timeline, writes Stauber, “draws historical events from Wikipedia, and it self-updates daily with new recorded events.” And the interface lets users see history in smaller chunks (decades at a time) or bigger ones (millions of years at a time). To get a vague feel for how Histography works, you can watch the video above. But really the best way to experience things is to dive right in here.

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