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Journey deep into space and examine the moons, planets and stars that make up the cosmos in HOW THE UNIVERSE WORKS. Combining expert opinion with extraordinary computer generated imagery, explore the inner workings of space as modern astronomy helps to demystify a series of unusual phenomena. Narrated by Erik Todd Dellums.

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Journey deep into space and examine the moons, planets and stars that make up the cosmos in HOW THE UNIVERSE WORKS. Combining expert opinion with extraordinary computer generated imagery, explore the inner workings of space as modern astronomy helps to demystify a series of unusual phenomena. Narrated by Erik Todd Dellums.

    • EPISODE 1

    Sun

    How does light escape from the sun? We take a journey from the centre of the sun, following the path of light. We witness its fiery birth from in the core, its 430,000 mile battle against gravity and magnetism, and its escape from the solar surface.

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    • 43 Minutes

    How does light escape from the sun? We take a journey from the centre of the sun, following the path of light. We witness its fiery birth from in the core, its 430,000 mile battle against gravity and magnetism, and its escape from the solar surface.

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    • 43 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    End of the Universe

    How and when will the Universe end? Gravity and dark matter are poised to annihilate the Universe in a big crunch. Expansion and dark energy may tear it apart. Or, a phase transition could kill us tomorrow in a cosmic death bubble.

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    • 43 Minutes

    How and when will the Universe end? Gravity and dark matter are poised to annihilate the Universe in a big crunch. Expansion and dark energy may tear it apart. Or, a phase transition could kill us tomorrow in a cosmic death bubble.

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    • 43 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    Jupiter

    Beneath Jupiter's swirling clouds lie our solar system's deepest secrets: from its violent youth, through the birth of life, to the death of the sun. Now, scientists are unlocking these secrets and discovering that every living thing exists thanks to Jupiter.

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    • 43 Minutes

    Beneath Jupiter's swirling clouds lie our solar system's deepest secrets: from its violent youth, through the birth of life, to the death of the sun. Now, scientists are unlocking these secrets and discovering that every living thing exists thanks to Jupiter.

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    • 43 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    First Second

    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.

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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.

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    • 43 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    Saturn

    Saturn's secrets are out. The ferocious weather, the evolving ring system and the discovery of active geology on Saturn's moons has rewritten the textbooks. Scientists are looking for life on Saturn's moons and they may have found it on Titan.

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    • 43 Minutes

    Saturn's secrets are out. The ferocious weather, the evolving ring system and the discovery of active geology on Saturn's moons has rewritten the textbooks. Scientists are looking for life on Saturn's moons and they may have found it on Titan.

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    • 43 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    Extinction

    Asteroids strike, planets collide, black holes blast out death rays, volcanoes erupt and ice engulfs the planet. These are the universe's weapons of extinction. They've happened before - wiping out entire species, and they will happen again. Are we next?

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    Asteroids strike, planets collide, black holes blast out death rays, volcanoes erupt and ice engulfs the planet. These are the universe's weapons of extinction. They've happened before - wiping out entire species, and they will happen again. Are we next?

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    • 43 Minutes
    • EPISODE 7

    Milky Way

    What built the Milky Way? New research might now have the answer, revealing an unlikely hero. At the heart of our galaxy sits a super massive black hole, one of the most destructive objects in the Universe. Could it be our creator?

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    • 43 Minutes

    What built the Milky Way? New research might now have the answer, revealing an unlikely hero. At the heart of our galaxy sits a super massive black hole, one of the most destructive objects in the Universe. Could it be our creator?

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    • 43 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    Starman

    One day, a cosmic disaster will make life on Earth impossible. To survive, we must find a new home amongst the stars. Scientists are already developing new propulsion systems to take us to these distant worlds.

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    One day, a cosmic disaster will make life on Earth impossible. To survive, we must find a new home amongst the stars. Scientists are already developing new propulsion systems to take us to these distant worlds.

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    • 43 Minutes
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