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Known Universe

A documentary series that sheds light on some of the most astonishing aspects of the universe.

Premiered: February 15, 2009

Rating: TV-G

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End of the World Season 3, Episode 8 Jun 23, 2011 $2.99

The world didn't end on 5/21/11 as some feared, but someday it will, and not just on Earth.

Escaping Earth Season 3, Episode 7 Jun 16, 2011 $2.99

Engineering in space represents the future of human civilization but also poses some of our greatest technical difficulties.

Construction Zone Season 3, Episode 6 Jun 9, 2011 $1.99

Known Universe reveals the tools, techniques and materials we'll need to create homes and more amongst the stars.

Biggest Cosmic Blasts Season 3, Episode 5 Jun 2, 2011 $1.99

National Geographic examines volcanic eruptions and their astonishing effects on humans and entire galaxies.

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Known Universe Season 3
In its third season, Known Universe explores the most fascinating mysteries and newest discoveries in our universe.
Known Universe Season 2
Known Universe explores some of the most fascinating mysteries of our universe.
Known Universe Season 3
In its third season, Known Universe explores the most fascinating mysteries and newest discoveries in our universe.
Known Universe Season 1
Travel through the universe to explore the really big questions. Is there life on other planets? Just how big was the Big Bang? What would traveling a (more…)

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Tue Feb 28 3:00am
Construction Zone(Season 3, Episode 6) NGC

NASA's tool lab is visited for a look at equipment used to build in space, from high-tech wrenches and hammers to a robotic handyman. Also: scientists discuss building a skyscraper on the moon.

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Tue Feb 28 4:00am
Decoding the Skies(Season 2, Episode 4) NGC

Ancient observations about the cosmos are discussed. Included: the discovery that Earth was round by Greek philosophers; the Polynesians' use of the sun and stars to navigate the seas.

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Tue Feb 28 5:00am
Biggest Cosmic Blasts(Season 3, Episode 5) NGC

Examining volcanic eruptions on Earth and throughout the solar system. Included: a look at how they're capable of both destruction and creation; and a visit to the Big Island of Hawaii, home to one of the most active lava fields on the planet.

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  • Premiered: February 15, 2009
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: A documentary series that sheds light on some of the most astonishing aspects of the universe. (more)

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