May. 29, 2007
60 min.
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The Universe

There are 50 billion galaxies in the universe. 95% is still uncharted. This series investigates the uncharted frontiers of space and explores the possible existence of other life-supporting worlds as well as all kinds of deep space phenomena much of which is displayed using the latest CGI. The 'character' images shown are of the contributing scientists in the order that they appeared in the show.


The Universe Season 1 (2007)

1x01 1 1x01 Secrets of the Sun
- It is a fireball in the sky, a bubbling, boiling, kinetic sphere of white hot plasma, exploding and erupting. Its size is almost unimaginable--one million Earths would fit within ...
May. 29, 2007
1x02 1 1x02 Mars: The Red Planet
- It has been fifty years since man first ventured into space, but the greatest secrets are yet to be revealed. Mars is the planet in our solar system most similar to Earth despite ...
Jun. 05, 2007
1x03 1 1x03 The End of the Earth: Deep Space Threats to Our Planet
- Asteroids, comets and gamma rays pose some of the most dangerous threats to the Earth. See how NASA's top scientists are arming themselves with the latest technology to help ...
Jun. 12, 2007
1x04 1 1x04 Jupiter: The Giant Planet
- The giant planet of Jupiter poses some of the most intriguing questions about our solar system. With a mini solar system of over sixty moons around Jupiter, is it possible that ...
Jun. 19, 2007
1x05 1 1x05 The Moon
- The moon has been a prominent feature in the night sky (and sometimes day) for man for thousands of years. Now, NASA is planning to build a permanent station on the moon. Learn ...
Jun. 26, 2007
1x06 1 1x06 Spaceship Earth
- Take a high performance ride through the formation of the third planet from the Sun, Earth. A survivor of one of the most violent "neighborhoods" in the universe, learn how earth ...
Jul. 10, 2007
1x07 1 1x07 The Inner Planets: Mercury & Venus
- Examining Mercury and Venus. Included are exploring how the damages they've suffered from cosmic collisions and acid rain may serve as a warning for Earth.
Jul. 17, 2007
1x08 1 1x08 Saturn: Lord of the Rings
- A study of Saturn which features theories regarding its rings.
Jul. 24, 2007
1x09 1 1x09 Alien Galaxies
- To know our place in the universe take a look far, far away to the realm of Alien Galaxies. Our galaxy is one of hundreds of billions in the universe. The Milky Way consists ...
Jul. 31, 2007
1x10 1 1x10 Life And Death Of A Star
- Ignited by the power of the atom, burning with light, heat and wrath, stars are anything but peaceful. They collide, devour each other, and explode in enormous supernovas (the ...
Aug. 07, 2007
1x11 1 1x11 The Outer Planets
- New discoveries regarding the Outer Planets are creating a fundamental rethinking of our solar system. Uranus is a toxic combination of hydrogen, helium and methane. Scientists ...
Aug. 14, 2007
1x12 1 1x12 The Most Dangerous Place in the Universe
- The universe's danger zones are explored. Black holes; Locations where galaxies merge; Gamma-ray bursts; and Magnetars.
Aug. 21, 2007
1x13 1 1x13 Search for ET
- In a galaxy filled with a billion stars, in a universe filled with a hundred billion galaxies--are we alone? SETI--the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence--is a privately ...
Aug. 28, 2007
1x14 1 1x14 Beyond the Big Bang
- The Big Bang theory and the creation of the universe are examined. Included are interviews with physicists and historians.
Sep. 04, 2007
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