How the Universe Works

  • Score 9.0
  • Premiered: Apr 2010
  • Episodes: 83
  • Followers: 114
  • Rank #2497
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  • Science Channel
  • Wednesday at 9


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Season 9
Journey to a Black Hole
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Mar 24, 2021
Journey to the heart of the M87 supermassive black hole, the first and only black hole ever photographed, and explore the mystery of how it grew so large, what lies inside, and how it controls the entire galaxy.
Mission to a Comet
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Mar 31, 2021
Experts embark on a ground-breaking mission to land on a comet.
Secrets of the Sun
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Apr 07, 2021
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe investigates our Sun.
Aliens of the Microcosmos
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Apr 14, 2021
New discoveries reveal the power of microscopic alien organisms.
Curse of the White Dwarf
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Apr 21, 2021
Dead stars called white dwarfs may be the key to understanding the cosmos.
War of the Galaxies
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Apr 28, 2021
Galaxies are locked in continual combat across the universe, and our own Milky Way will face its biggest opponent ever, the Andromeda Galaxy, in a titanic and deadly struggle that could create a new and unrecognizable super galaxy.
The Next Supernova
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May 05, 2021
The galaxy is full of stars ready to explode into supernovas, a stellar detonation powerful enough to destroy all life on Earth; it's an event that hasn't occurred in 400 years, and the search is on to locate which star may be next.
Secret Lives of Neutrinos
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May 12, 2021
New science reveals why neutrinos are the universe's strangest particles.
Birth of Monster Black Holes
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May 19, 2021
New discoveries reveal an astonishing supermassive black hole that was born during the earliest days of the cosmos, and finding out how this giant grew so large so quickly may help to explain the very formation of the universe itself.
Gravitational Waves Revealed
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May 26, 2021
Gravitational waves are helping scientists explore the cosmos in revolutionary, new ways, and the discoveries they make are revealing the universe's greatest mysteries.
Mystery of Alien Worlds
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Jun 02, 2021
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