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The Universe

Exploring the universe and its mysteries. 

Erik Thompson (Narrator)

12:00 PM
"Worst Days on Planet Earth"  Earth may seem like the most hospitable planet in the solar system. But look again. Startling new discoveries reveal the blue planet has been plagued by more chaos and destruction than scientists once imagined.  (Repeat) H2
01:00 PM
"Light Speed"  Ways scientists envision breaking the "light barrier," which might be the only way travel to the stars becomes a reality; the physics of light speed.  (Repeat) H2
02:00 PM
"Total Eclipse"  The complex movements of the Earth, Moon and Sun that produce total eclipses, detail why we may be the only intelligent beings to witness eclipses like those on Earth.  (Repeat) H2
03:00 PM
"God and the Universe"  Since the dawn of civilization, humans have wondered who or what created the universe. This episode embarks on a mind-bending scientific search for God, asking physicists and theologians if supporting life is evidence of a creator.  (Repeat) H2
The Universe

In the years since man first ventured into space, scientific discoveries have had a dramatic impact on mankind's perception of both the universe and the human race's relationship to it. This ambitious series examines the known universe and the speculative worlds that may lie out there beyond the edge of the unknown.

Current cast
Erik Thompson

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.