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The Universe

From the planets to the stars and out to the edge of the unknown, history and science collide in this epic exploration of the Universe and its mysteries. It's a very old universe. Yet just 50 years since man first ventured into outer space, the heavens are yielding their greatest secrets. Robotic rovers give us eyes on the red rock of Mars--NASA probes slam into comets at hyper speed--deep-space telescopes capture violent images of the birth of stars and their collapse into black holes. All have significantly changed the way we see ourselves. We wonder, is there anywhere else out there that that can support life? Using cutting-edge computer graphics, this series brings the universe down to earth to show what life would be like on other planets, and to imagine what kind of life forms might evolve in alien atmospheres. Episodes examine how discoveries were made and the scientists and explorers who dared to venture into the uncharted territory of the universe.

Show Info

Network: United States H2 (2007 - 2015)
Schedule: Saturdays at 22:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: AdventureFamilyScience-Fiction
Episodes ordered: 6 episodes

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Previous Episode

Roman Engineering

Episode 9x06; May 23, 2015

Examining Roman engineering and its impact on life in the ancient empire.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
9x06: Roman EngineeringMay 23, 2015
9x05: Predicting the FutureMay 16, 2015
9x04: Alien WorldsMay 9, 2015
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Extra Details

Also known as:
  • A Világegyetem (Hungary Hungary)
  • Вселенная (Russian Federation Russian Federation)
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