A new story of the living Earth.

A new story of the living Earth.

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A new story of the living Earth.

Download on the Apple StoreGet it on Google Play

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Step back in time.

Experience a history of the Earth like never before with the award-winning Deep Time Walk. Designed using appropriate technology, the Deep Time Walk calculates your speed and distance as you journey across 4.6bn years of time, enabling you to learn about key evolutionary events as they occur and comprehend the destructive impact of humans on the Earth’s complex climate.

More about the App

Field Kit

Deep Time Cards

Deep Time Cards

Unpack a history of our Earth. These 58 beautifully illustrated cards enable anyone to learn about Earth history and gain a perspective of the immensity of deep time. With inspiring quotes, reference data and features to plan your own Deep Time Walk, each card provides a concise summary in 100-million-year time segments.

Deep Time Walk App

Deep Time Walk App

A new story of the living Earth. The dramatised Deep Time Walk can be experienced anywhere in the world. Walk 4.6km through 4.6bn years of Earth history, learn about key concepts from Earth’s evolution and experience a unique perspective of deep time. A transformative experience for iOS and Android.

The Script

Deep Time Script

Read a testament of deep time. This limited-edition book of the narrative used in the Deep Time Walk App. Recommended for a Ted Hughes Award, ‘The Fool and the Scientist’ is written by award-winning playwright Peter Oswald and scientist Dr. Stephan Harding. Includes a glossary of 120+ specialised terms.

Professor Iain Stewart

UNESCO Chair in Geoscience and Society & Director of the Sustainable Earth Institute, Plymouth University

What a gem! A powerful scientific and geopoetic evocation of how humanity is woven into the fabric of Earth’s remarkable past. Fascinating and humbling in equal measure.

Kate Raworth

Environmental Change Institute, Oxford University. Author of Doughnut Economics

“Sometimes the biggest ideas arrive in the smallest packets – so if you want to hold the span of space and time in your hands, these beautiful, mind-stretching Deep Time Cards will show you the way.”

Bruno Latour

Philosopher, anthropologist and sociologist

“A great poeticoscientific walk synced with narration. A masterpiece to get a sense of history.”

News & Blog

  • July 4, 2019
    Tactile 'Deep Time Cards - Advanced Edition' now available to learn about Earth history
    58 beautifully illustrated cards, giving 4.6 billion years of Earth history in a tactile, easy to use format. Each card provides a 100-million-year summary of the key transitions that have occurred across Earth’s deep history, with associated reference data and inspiring quotes.
  • June 5, 2019
    Deep Time Walk App 1.2 update released
    We're celebrating World Environment Day, launching an updated version of the Deep Time App which includes an extended audio narrative and expanded screens support.
  • May 23, 2019
    New Deep Time Line bookmark
    Timeline a reference for those that wish to have a quick summary of Earth’s 4.6bn year history and a useful complement for people downloading the Deep Time Walk App or participating in a community-led Deep Time Walk.

Creative Excellence

Designed by an experienced team of radio producers, professional actors, award-winning script writers and sprinkled with creative genius, the Deep Time Walk brings together excellence in science, the arts and appropriate technology to provide a unique experience of Earth history.

Meet the team

OUR PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS

As a small social enterprise we have been supported by two successful crowdfunding rounds, the last being match-funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. We are currently growing our partnership base to help foster wider understanding of deep time and to show humanity’s deep ancestral history and interconnectedness with all life.

Earth Charter Initiative