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Season 6 of the pioneering series The Universe™ on H2™ takes viewers further than ever, to the extreme edges of our solar system where chaos and catastrophe bring epic drama to the planets – including some of the most horrifying days on Earth. Through stunning CGI, witness the birth pangs of the solar system, shocked into existence by a nearby supernova, and enduring over 700 million years of brutal bombardment by deadly asteroids; colossal cataclysms that shaped the planets and transformed their climates forever; and startling new scientific discoveries revealing a hellish history of continuous devastation on Earth. And travel to the system’s very fringes to explore the possibility that the Sun has an evil twin, a monstrous star known as Nemesis suspected of causing every mass extinction in Earth’s history. In signature cutting-edge style, H2 features astounding NASA footage and the opinions of leading astrophysicists to probe even more deeply into the billion-years-old story of the world beyond Earth.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoCatastrophes that Changed the Planets||The planets of our solar system have experienced epic catastrophes throughout their long history,||44:02||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|2||HDVideoNemesis: The Sun's Evil Twin||Could there be a monstrous, undiscovered star orbiting our own Sun? Could it be scattering killer||44:02||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoHow the Solar System Was Made||At 4.6 billion years old, the Solar System is our solid, secure home in the Universe. But how did it||44:02||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoCrash Landing On Mars||What might happen if the first manned mission to Mars crashes hundreds of miles from the rocket that||44:02||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoWorst Days On Planet Earth||Earth may seem like the most hospitable planet in the solar system. But look again. Startling new||43:40||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoHow Big, How Far, How Fast||In this episode, our cast uses awesome analogies to bring the biggest objects, farthest distances||44:02||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|7||HDClosed CaptioningVideoUFO: The Real Deal||Many argue that flying saucers and other extra-terrestrial space ships continuously visit the earth||44:02||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|8||HDClosed CaptioningVideoGod and the Universe||Since the dawn of civilization, humans have wondered who or what created the universe. Religion||44:01||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|9||HDClosed CaptioningVideoAlien Sounds||What does the Universe sound like? From the sweep of a pulsar, to the deafening roar of our boiling||44:02||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|10||HDClosed CaptioningVideoOur Place in the Milky Way||An exploration of Earth's cosmic neighborhood. Looking beyond the borders of our solar system, what'||44:01||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|11||HDVideoDeep Freeze||There really are ice worlds like Hoth from Star Wars. In this episode, we explore icy planets and||44:03||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|12||HDClosed CaptioningVideoMicroscopic Universe||Within our immense universe lies a lesser-known world of tiny particles. From strange ghostly||44:01||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|13||HDClosed CaptioningVideoRide the Comet||Hitch a ride on the journey of a comet as it roars from the cold, dark outer reaches of the solar||44:03||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|14||HDClosed CaptioningVideoWhen Space Changed History||It may seem like seem like science fiction, but the cosmos isn't just something way out there. Many||44:08||$2.99||View In iTunes|
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It's sad to see what passes for science television these days. This series is absurdly melodramatic - not everything has to have an evil, world-ending plot-line. At the other end of the spectrum, the "real-world" demonstrations seem to have no meaningful value at all and should be insulting to even junior high students. This television program is to science television what the History Channel is to science to science television.
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I truly enjoy space shows, and The Universe was awesome... early on. The first few seasons are way better than the recent ones. The reaction I used to get from watching an episode was "wow." Now it's, "well duh."
Instead of talking about all the topics about the universe, the show seems to have a fetish for the apocalpyse. Most episodes lately involve asteroids or comets hitting the earth, or a vast array of other horrible (and far-fetched) endings to the world. Not to mention that more and more shows are becoming "countdown" episodes of ridiculous topics. 10 ways to blow up the earth? Come on. 10 worst days in Earth's history? (By the way, #1 is one that hasn't even happened yet. A total let down after sticking thru that whole episode.)
The Universe has lost its way, but still has a lot of great stuff in the beginning worth checking out.
A once good show that has lost its way :(
More scifi than science and learning. The scientist guys and gals in the show should go back to their day jobs, and furthering human knowledge. The first season is still the best.
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- Genre: Nonfiction
- Released: Oct 25, 2011
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