AcknowledgementsOrigin of the Walk Through Time — from stardust to us
The original one-mile Walk Through Time ... from stardust to us was created by the employees of the Hewlett-Packard Company under the Company's sponsorship. It was first presented as part of HP Laboratories' Celebration of Creativity on Earth Day, 22 April 1997, at the HP Laboratories sites in Palo Alto, California; Bristol, England; and Tokyo, Japan.
Original concept of one-mile Walk Through Time: Sid Liebes
Sponsor of HP Laboratories Walk Through Time: Joel Birnbaum
Project leaders of HP's Walk Through Time: Sid Liebes, Laurie Mittelstadt, Barbara Waugh
Walk Through Time research and text composition: Lois Brynes (Deep-Time Associates)
Future of the Walk Through Time — from stardust to us
Development and Presentation
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