The Universe

2007, TV Show

Full Episodes(78)

Latest Episode: When Space Changed History

Jun 17, 2012 Season 7 Episode 7 watch on (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.

Cosmic Apocalypse

Apr 29, 2008 Season 2 Episode 18

Scientists say space, matter and even time will one day cease to exist and there's nothing we can do about it.
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Gravity

Apr 22, 2008 Season 2 Episode 17

It binds the fabric of our universe together and without it, nothing could exist. Explore the powerful and mysterious force of gravity.
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Biggest Things In Space

Apr 15, 2008 Season 2 Episode 16

The immensity of the universe beyond our tiny world gives "big" a whole new meaning.
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Wildest Weather in the Cosmos

Apr 08, 2008 Season 2 Episode 15

Imagine a tornado so powerful, it can form a planet, or winds sweeping across a planet but blowing at 6,000 miles per hour! How about rain....made of iron? Sounds like science fiction, but this type of weather is occurring daily in our solar system.
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Nebulas

Apr 01, 2008 Season 2 Episode 14

Take a tour through the art gallery of the galaxy and view what are considered the crown jewels of the heavens.
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Colonizing Space

Mar 11, 2008 Season 2 Episode 13

Explore the latest progress toward the goal of sending a human colony to Mars, including how experts plan to grow food in space and recycle waste water from sweat and urine.
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Cosmic Collisions

Mar 04, 2008 Season 2 Episode 12

It's been said that our universe is a cosmic shooting gallery. Gravity is moving everything around and things are bound to collide. Astronomers are attempting to understand how these collisions occur in the dark recesses of space.
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Unexplained Mysteries

Feb 26, 2008 Season 2 Episode 11

Delve into the myths, misconceptions, truths and amazing mysteries of our unique universe. Could life exist on Mars? Is time travel possible and does Einstein's theory of relativity support it?
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Constellations

Feb 19, 2008 Season 2 Episode 10

A constellation is a group of stars that are connected together to form a figure or picture. These star pictures help organize the night sky and provide a useful tool for astronomers even today.
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Nebulas

Feb 12, 2008 Season 2 Episode 9

Take a tour through the "Art Gallery of the Galaxy" and view what are considered the "crown jewels" of the heavens. Nebulas are mysterious clouds of gas that aren't classified as stars, planets, moons or asteroids.
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Space Travel

Feb 05, 2008 Season 2 Episode 8

Is the idea of traveling at warp speed really possible or just fiction? Explore the bizarre technologies scientists are proposing to traverse the vast expanse of interstellar space.
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Astrobiology

Jan 29, 2008 Season 2 Episode 7

Explore the visionary new science of astrobiology and see how scientists are searching for life in the outer reaches of our solar system and beyond.
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Dark Matter

Jan 15, 2008 Season 2 Episode 6

Scientists have no idea what it is, but Dark Matter and Dark Energy make up 96% of the Universe. Dark Matter is everywhere. It passes through everything we know on earth at billions of particles every second, yet no one has ever gotten a direct detection of this mysterious dark substance. An even more bewildering force is Dark Energy, which is rapidly pushing apart our Universe. Discovered only ten years ago, scientists are struggling to comprehend its unusual characteristics and answer the ultimate question; what is the fate of our Universe? Using cutting-edge computer graphics watch as the universe is brought down to earth.
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Alien Moons

Jan 08, 2008 Season 2 Episode 5

Travel from the inner solar system to the Kuiper Belt and explore the moons surrounding the planets of the solar system. Many of these moons that were once unknown are now on the cutting edge of astronomical study. Some burst with volcanic fury another spews icy geysers and others offer the possibility of alien life. Are these strange worlds simply hostile environments unfit for humans or do other possibilities exist? Cutting-edge computer graphics are used to bring the universe down to earth and to imagine what kind of life forms might evolve in alien atmospheres.
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The Milky Way

Dec 18, 2007 Season 2 Episode 4

We used to think that Earth was at the center of the universe, but now we know we're not even at the center of our own galaxy. Countless wonders exist between where earth is situated and the massive black hole at the galactic center of our solar system.
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Mysteries of the Moon

Dec 11, 2007 Season 2 Episode 3

For thousands of years, mankind has found comfort in its presence. It's been a lantern for nighttime travelers, a timekeeper for farmers, and a location finder for sailors at sea. For some cultures, it's even been a god.
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Cosmic Holes

Dec 03, 2007 Season 2 Episode 2

Today, we know black holes exist, and now scientists are trying to confirm that other holes lurk in hyperspace. Our infinite cosmos could contain a variety of "holes" such as black, white, "mini" and wormholes.
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Alien Planets

Nov 27, 2007 Season 2 Episode 1

Take a journey to the furthest reaches of the cosmos to search for alien planets.
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The Universe Clips & Interviews collapse view

Tour of the Universe
The Universe: Season 3
The Universe: Clip 1
The Universe: Beer In Space
Ancient Eclipses
The Universe: Clip 2
Galileio
Exploring the Big Bang Theory
The Universe: Strangest Things
The Universe: Clip 3
Phases of the Moon
Matter Of Energy
The Universe: Extreme Energy
Fire in the Sky - Panspermia
Creation of the Moon

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