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The Universe

Exploring the universe and its mysteries. 

Erik Thompson (Narrator)

07:00 AM
"Search for ET"  SETI--the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence--is a privately funded project using radio telescopes and optical telescopes to scan the stars for signals.  (Repeat) HISTORY
08:00 AM
"Catastrophes that Changed the Planets"  Voyage back in time to investigate the violent events that profoundly shaped the planets, including earth itself.  (Repeat) HISTORY
09:00 AM
"Secrets of the Sun"  Behold the sun and all of it's glory. Learn all things about the sun ranging from its beginning to its death. Also learn about how stars work in general.  (Repeat) HISTORY
10:00 AM
"Saturn: Lord of the Rings"  With its famous rings, Saturn is the most distant planet visible from Earth to the naked eye. How did the rings get there and what secrets does Saturn hide?  (Repeat) HISTORY
11:00 AM
"Magnetic Storm"  A look at what causes a magnetic super-storm, why magnetism is so powerful and what can be done to prevent future storms.  (Repeat) HISTORY
12:00 PM
"Extreme Energy"  Vast amounts of various forms of energy maintain the universe's equilibrium while creating awesome cosmic events and stellar displays.  (Repeat) HISTORY
The Universe

In the years since man first ventured into space, scientific discoveries have had a dramatic impact on our 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.