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Mountain View, CA 94041

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Curious about the history of the cosmos, Earth, life, and humanity? Ever wonder how a soup of subatomic particles could become us? The Big History of Nature tells the story of how nature evolved from a Big Bang to the formation of Earth and from chemicals to life to Homo sapiens.

Join John Hostettler, Retired Professor of Chemistry, SJSU, for this free 5-part talk based on the Teaching Company course taught by David Christian, and on the Big History Project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Tuesday, Sept. 5: Introduction to Big History
Tuesday, Sept. 12: Cosmic History
Tuesday, Sept. 19: Earth History
Tuesday, Sept. 26: History of Life on Earth
Tuesday, Oct. 3: Human Evolution

Come join us in the Spring for Part II: The Big History of Human Societies!

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