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The Universe, Season 1TV-14Closed Captioning

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As the Earth grapples with the effects of global warming, science has increasingly looked to outer space for answers to the glaring threats facing our world. Are there other planets in the Universe with the unique ability to support life--or is there truly no place like home? In 13 awe-inspiring programs, THE UNIVERSE ventures into the uncharted territory of outer space through the visions, studies, and predictions of scientists and explorers, utilizing cutting-edge computer graphics and stunning footage to bring the universe down to earth. From the planets to the stars and out to the edge of the known universe, history and science collide in this epic exploration of space and its limitless potential.

Customer Reviews

secrets of the sun, good stuff...keep em coming.

good stuff, quite informative. secrets of the sun is new because it explains the reason for the coronosphere to be so hot which was only discoverd recently.

yet another "sensational" history channel thing...

I watched episode 3 and thought it to be just goofy. The science of course is sound, but the show spends so much time around the idea of the "apacolypse" or "armageddon" (terms used often). And of course the comparisons to nuclear weapons and nuclear fallout are abound. The rediculous statement that we should absolutely be watchful and fearful of an event that could eradicate my molecular structure faster than I could be aware of it is just....DUMB. Make no mistake, this show is not about science, but about fear. At the root of it's hidden message. . . why do we need our government to protect us. It's so sad. Save your money (and your mind), read a book instead. (2 stars for sound science). Up yours History Channel.

Off to a good start.

Well done presentation. Normally I'm pretty critical on shows like this but, it seemed fine to me. I'm intrigued to see more.