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The Universe

An astronomy series examing the history, scientific phenomena and mysteries of the universe.

Premiered: May 29, 2007

Rating: TV-PG

User Rating:4.88 out of 5 (142 ratings)

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When Space Changed History Season 7, Episode 7 Jun 17, 2012 Paid

It may seem like seem like science fiction, but the cosmos isn't just something way out there. Many times in human history, objects or forces from space have changed the course of life on earth. Many believe an asteroid played a role in the fall of the Roman Empire... and millennia earlier another asteroid might have been the "fire and brimstone" that destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.

Ride the Comet Season 7, Episode 6 Jun 10, 2012 Paid

Hitch a ride on the journey of a comet as it roars from the cold, dark outer reaches of the solar system to the fiery surface of the Sun. Visit the surface of each planet, from the mountains on the moons of Neptune, to the caves beneath Mars, to a solar tsunami. You'll also tour the lesser-known "neighborhoods" of the Solar System, like The Oort Cloud and planet-sized asteroids like Eris and Ceres. Witness the punishing extremes experienced by a massive, grit-covered snow-ball as it travels 300 million miles from the edge of the Solar System to the skies above earth.

Microscopic Universe Season 7, Episode 5 Jun 3, 2012 Paid

Within our immense universe lies a lesser-known world of tiny particles. From strange ghostly neutrinos that pass right through matter to mysterious objects with names like MACHOs and WIMPs. Find out how this miniature world might hold the key to understanding the cosmos.

Deep Freeze Season 7, Episode 4 May 20, 2012 Paid

There really are ice worlds like Hoth from Star Wars. In this episode, we explore icy planets and moons, discover the role of cold in the Universe, and learn about the importance of ice to the development of habitable worlds.

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Fri May 8 7:00am
Search for ET(Season 1, Episode 13) HIST

The search for alien life is examined. Included: a look at the SETI Institute (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence). Also: plans for NASA missions to scan for microbial life on moons and planets.

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Catastrophes That Changed the Planets(Season 6, Episode 1) HIST

The Season 6 opener explores catastrophes the have affected the planets of the solar system.

Fri May 8 9:00am
Secrets of the Sun(Season 1, Episode 1) HIST

The sun is the subject. Included: the birth of the sun; eclipses; and solar storms.

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  • Premiered: May 29, 2007
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • User Rating:4.88 out of 5 (142 ratings)
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