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A documentary series that sheds light on some of the most astonishing aspects of the universe.
Season 3, Episode 8
June 23, 2011
End-of-world scenarios are discussed by scientist David Kaplan. Also: a look at a black-hole simulator.
Season 3, Episode 7
June 16, 2011
Plans to colonize space are examined. Included: a look at the International Space Station (ISS), a portable habitat for humans complete with a water recycling system.
Season 3, Episode 6
June 9, 2011
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.
Season 3, Episode 5
June 2, 2011
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.
Season 3, Episode 4
May 26, 2011
Advanced space technologies are explored.
Season 3, Episode 3
May 19, 2011
A look at the most powerful stars in the Milky Way.
Season 3, Episode 2
May 12, 2011
Examining efforts to harness raw materials in space, including precious metals and diamonds.
Season 3, Episode 1
May 5, 2011
The endurance of the human body in outer space is examined. Included: how gravity effects basic human activities, from sleeping to eating; dangers of solar radiation.
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