The Universe

  • Premiered: May 2007
  • Episodes: 102
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Season 2
Alien Planets
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Nov 27, 2007
Have planet hunters finally found proof of other Earthlike worlds? Astronomers have now discovered over two hundred alien worlds, beyond our solar system, that were unknown just a decade ago
Cosmic Holes
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Dec 04, 2007
We know black holes exist, and now scientists are trying to confirm that other holes lurk in hyperspace.
Mysteries of the Moon
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Dec 11, 2007
A closer look at the beacon in the dark sky reveals an ever-present source of myth, intrigue, controversy and unsolved mysteries
The Milky Way
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Dec 18, 2007
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 .. show full overview
Alien Moons
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Jan 08, 2008
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.
Dark Matter
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Jan 15, 2008
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 .. show full overview
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Jan 29, 2008
Does life exist on other planets? Astrobiology is a visionary new science that searches for life in space by combining the disciplines of astronomy, biology and geology. How did life .. show full overview
Space Travel
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Feb 05, 2008
When man finally broke free of the Earth's gravitational pull the dream of traveling to other planets became a reality. Today scientists are proposing a bizarre array of technologies in .. show full overview
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Feb 12, 2008
A stellar explosion, the supernova is the sensational death of a star. It can shine as bright as 100 billion suns and radiate as much energy as the Sun would emit over 10 billion years. .. show full overview
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Feb 19, 2008
A constellation is a group of stars that are connected together to form a figure or picture. Explore some of the 88 official constellations and learn about some of the highlights of each.
Unexplained Mysteries
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Feb 26, 2008
A look at myths and mysteries concerning the universe. Includes a possibility that life can be sustained on Mars, an examination of time travel, and the theory of a Dark Star as a companion of our sun. Also, a closer look at the Big Bang theory.
Cosmic Collisions
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Mar 04, 2008
Our universe is a cosmic shooting gallery, gravity is moving everything around & things will collide. Astronomers are attempting to understand how collisions occur in space.
Colonizing Space
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Mar 11, 2008
Space colonization is no longer the fodder of sci-fi, it's becoming a reality. The efforts are underway to establish a colony on Mars, how they plan to grow food, recycle wastewater & .. show full overview
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Apr 01, 2008
Nebulae are clouds of gas that aren't classified as stars, planets, moons or asteroids. Astronomers use the most sophisticated techniques to view them since they are practically invisible to the naked eye.
Wildest Weather in the Cosmos
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Apr 08, 2008
Imagine a tornado so powerful, it can form a planet or how about rain made of iron.
Biggest Things in Space
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Apr 15, 2008
Discover which is the largest planet, star, star cluster, constellation, black hole, volcano, galaxy, explosions, moon, storm, impact crater and void in space.
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Apr 22, 2008
Explore how science and humanity discovered, overcame and utilized gravity.
2x18 Season finale
Cosmic Apocalypse
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Apr 29, 2008
The Universe as we know it is condemned to death. Space, matter and even time will one day cease to exist and there's nothing we can do about it. Harsh realities are revealed about the .. show full overview

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