How the Universe Works

Examining the universe's mechanisms, structures and phenomena in this documentary series featuring CGI and expert commentary.

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Feb

Mon, 8:00 pm

Episode 19New
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24
Feb

Mon, 9:00 pm

Episode 20New
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24
Feb

Mon, 10:00 pm

Episode 21New
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24
Feb

Mon, 11:00 pm

Dark History of the Solar System(Season 6, Episode 3)
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Our solar system hides a dark and violent past, and new discoveries reveal that Earth and the planets were formed from the destruction of strange alien worlds that came before us.

25
Feb

Tue, 12:00 am

Milky Way
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New research might now have the answer to what built the Milky Way, revealing an unlikely hero. At the heart of the galaxy sits a massive black hole, one of the most destructive objects in the Universe.

25
Feb

Tue, 1:00 am

Death of the Milky Way(Season 6, Episode 4)
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The Milky Way is dying, and using the latest science and discoveries, experts are investigating what's killing it.

25
Feb

Tue, 2:00 am

Dark History of the Solar System(Season 6, Episode 3)
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Our solar system hides a dark and violent past, and new discoveries reveal that Earth and the planets were formed from the destruction of strange alien worlds that came before us.

25
Feb

Tue, 3:00 am

Monsters of the Milky Way(Season 8, Episode 33)
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The center of the Milky Way is home to strange and deadly phenomena that people don't understand yet, but using the latest science, experts are revealing how the supermassive black hole in the galaxy's core shapes life on Earth.

27
Feb

Thu, 9:00 am

Asteroid Apocalypse: The New Threat(Season 8, Episode 1)
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New discoveries and cutting-edge tech reveal just how close we are to interstellar apocalypse and what it would take for the world's leading space agencies to stop it.

27
Feb

Thu, 11:00 am

First Second of the Big Bang(Season 3, Episode 4)
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The first second of the Universe, the creation of everything when space, time, matter and energy burst into existence. It is the most important second in history, which seals the Universe's fate and defines everything that comes after - including us.

27
Feb

Thu, 12:00 pm

Uranus & Neptune: Rise of the Ice Giants(Season 6, Episode 5)
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Uranus and Neptune are mysterious, icy worlds at the edge of our solar system, and new discoveries reveal that these strange planets might have helped start life on Earth.

27
Feb

Thu, 1:00 pm

When Supernovas Strike(Season 7, Episode 2)
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Knowing more about supernovas and how these events create what's essential to the universe.

27
Feb

Thu, 2:00 pm

Death of the Last Stars(Season 8, Episode 15)
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The universe's stars are dying off faster than new ones are born. Experts investigate the secrets of the last stars of the cosmos and what this stellar apocalypse means for life on earth.

27
Feb

Thu, 3:00 pm

NASA's Journey to Mars(Season 8, Episode 5)
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NASA is on a mission to send humans to Mars within just 15 years, but to reach this next frontier of space exploration, experts must discover brand-new technology.

27
Feb

Thu, 4:00 pm

Juno and Jupiter(Season 8, Episode 29)
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NASA's Juno spacecraft is part of a cutting-edge mission to explore the mysteries of Jupiter, and as this mighty probe is pummeled with deadly radiation, it gathers new data that could change everything.

27
Feb

Thu, 5:00 pm

Hunt for Alien Evidence(Season 8, Episode 9)
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The discovery of extraterrestrial life might face an impossible challenge: the physics of the universe itself. But using cutting-edge tech, experts might be on the verge of a groundbreaking find and the evidence could already be in hand.

27
Feb

Thu, 6:00 pm

Secrets of Time Travel(Season 8, Episode 21)
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Cutting-edge technology and the latest research into black holes and wormholes are helping experts get steps closer to discovering how to travel through time.

27
Feb

Thu, 7:00 pm

How Black Holes Made Us(Season 7, Episode 4)
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New discoveries involving black holes and their role in the universe's creation are analyzed.

27
Feb

Thu, 10:00 pm

Episode 8New
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27
Feb

Thu, 11:00 pm

Strange Lives of Dwarf Planets(Season 6, Episode 8)
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Our solar system is home to hundreds of strange, tiny worlds called dwarf planets, and new discoveries reveal the secrets of these mysterious places.

28
Feb

Fri, 1:00 am

Episode 8
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28
Feb

Fri, 2:00 am

Strange Lives of Dwarf Planets(Season 6, Episode 8)
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Our solar system is home to hundreds of strange, tiny worlds called dwarf planets, and new discoveries reveal the secrets of these mysterious places.

2
Mar

Mon, 8:00 pm

Episode 22New
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2
Mar

Mon, 9:00 pm

Episode 23New
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