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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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Ancient Mysteries Solved: Predicting the Future Season 7, Episode 9 Paid

Many believe that the celestial movement of the Sun, planets and moon gives us the blueprint for life, and governs our future. From Roman emperors, to kings and queens, to modern politicians, knowledgeable and powerful people have consulted an ancient system of predicting terrestrial events from celestial observations. But is there proof that this system of tracking astronomical phenomena can actually predict our future?

Ancient Mysteries Solved: Alien Worlds Season 7, Episode 8 Paid

The ancients believed that the universe consisted of countless worlds we could not see, and argued endlessly over the nature of these distant, invisible planets and whether they might be inhabited. Until recently many scientists thought we would never discover the truth, believing that extra-solar planets were simply too far, too small and too dim to detect. But new technologies have suddenly revealed thousands of distant planets, opening up the most exciting period in astronomy in decades.

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.

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The Most Dangerous Place in the Universe(Season 1, Episode 12) HIST

The universe's danger zones are explored, including black holes; locations where galaxies merge; gamma-ray bursts; and magnetars.

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