THE HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSE/EARTH (or the NATURAL history of Universe/Earth) is any long or short recitation of the time-developmental sequence of major events, and the processes that underlie those events, in the 13.7 billion year timeline of cosmic, planetary, biological evolution, and cultural evolution, as discovered (and continuously honed and revised) by scientists working in the commonly shared paradigms of the day.

see also Comparison of evolutionary narrative forms