• ~1.0bn B.C.
  • ~2.0bn B.C.
  • ~3.0bn B.C.
  • ~4.0bn B.C.
  • ~5.0bn B.C.
  • ~6.0bn B.C.
  • ~7.0bn B.C.
  • ~8.0bn B.C.
  • ~9.0bn B.C.
  • ~10.0bn B.C.
  • ~11.0bn B.C.
  • ~12.0bn B.C.
  • ~13.0bn B.C.
  • ~66.0m B.C.
  • The Cretaceous–Tertiary extinction event occurrs 66 million years ago, causing a large-scale mass extinction of animal and plant species.Read More on en.wikipedia.org »
  • ~47.8k B.C.
  • Homo sapiens sapiens, the only living members of the genus Homo, mammals of the primate order originally from Africa, began to exhibit full behavioral modernity.Read More on en.wikipedia.org »
~13.8bn B.C. - ~12.8bn B.C.
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Click and drag to focus on a time period, then use the mouse wheel on the scale to zoom in or out.

This tutorial will stop bothering you once completed.
Click to move to the next tip
Use the X button to reset the scale and the timeline below to their default values.
This control will also modify the time window size, allowing you to "zoom" in or out in an area of the universe's timeline.
While these two lenses will change the vibes' picture sizes so that more (or less) fit your screen.
If you need to display all vibes in a list mode, this button will do the trick.
Click this arrow to pan the vibe screen to the right, showing the last vibes hiding on the left.
And finally, log in to use even more features, like My Vibes, Starred Vibes or Friend Feed.

Have fun! ;]
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What's this?

TimeVibe is a free, event-driven, community-edited, historical timeline. It provides an easy, intuitive way of visualizing our universe's history, from it's birth 13.8 billion years ago, to this day. It's also a way of socially sharing vibes with your friends and contributing to the picture our species has of history. And, it can also be seen as a news portal, with all vibes occuring today. Above all, it's an educational website.

So what's a vibe?

Simply put, a vibe is a minor or major disturbance along our history. A noticeable event that occured in the past as far back as 13.8 bn years ago (like the Planck epoch), still occurs (like the Icarus Project For Canberra Arts Community), or will occur as far into the future as 2200 A.D. (like NASA-ESA's James Webb Space Telescope – JWST).

Awesome, can I contribute?

Everyone can! As long as you don't post offensive material. Or ads. Or any other kind of spam. Then I'll ban you.

How do I create a vibe?

Drag this button to your bookmarks bar → Vibe It, then use it whenever you need to create a vibe from the website you're on at the time.

Are there any guidelines for creating a vibe?

Why, yes there are. Here's some general points:

My vibe doesn't belong in any timeline :(

Send your timeline suggestion to .

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By default, TimeVibe requires no permissions besides what Facebook already offers by default. However, when creating a vibe, the following additional permissions are needed:

TimeVibe does NOT post your behalf and never will, unless you create a vibe and instruct the app to post on Facebook, like outlined above.

Who's behind this app?

I am, Costin Dragomir — Bucharest-based web developer, tech & science enthusiast, trekkie, salad hater, and now viber. Follow me on Facebook or Twitter!

Is this a final version?

No. I'm actively working on it, constantly fixing bugs and adding new features. Please take a minute to send constructive criticism or general feedback to .

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