Experience
Earth History

Take a journey through
Earth history.

Download on the Apple StoreGet it on Google Play

Take a journey through
Earth history.

Download on the Apple StoreGet it on Google Play

Download on AppStoreDownload on Google Play Store

Step back in time.

Experience Earth history like never before with the award-winning Deep Time Walk. Designed using appropriate technology by an experienced team of experts, the Deep Time Walk calculates your speed and distance as you journey through time, enabling you to learn about key evolutionary events as they occur across Earth’s 4.6bn year history and explore the geological impact of humans in the age of the Anthropocene.

About the Mobile App

Field Kit

Deep Time Walk App

Mobile App

A history of the living Earth. The dramatised Deep Time Walk can be experienced anywhere. 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.

Deep Time Walk Script

The Script

A testament to deep time. Limited-edition book of the narrative used in the Mobile Guide. 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.

Deep Time Walk Audiobook

Audiobook

A record of Earth history. High-quality CD version of the Mobile Guide, available for those without smartphones. Directed by Sony Award winning producer Jeremy Mortimer and brought to life by Chipo Chung, Paul Hilton and Peter Marinker, with a soundscape designed by BBC engineer Jo Hutton.

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

News & Blog

James Lovelock

Earth scientist

Everyone should download this innovative tool for connecting with Gaia’s deep history.

Mirian Vilela

Executive Director, Earth Charter International

“A wonderful educational instrument that encourages reflection on the connections between past, present and future”

Bruno Latour

Philosopher, anthropologist and sociologist

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

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