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The Universe

"The Milky Way"

Within the Milky Way can be found the debris of old, dying stars fueling the birth of new stars. Come along for a guided tour of 100,000 light-year-wide family of stars and stellar phenomena we call The Milky Way.  (Repeat)

Mon 3/9 11:00 AM  HISTORY
Duration: 1 hour
Rated: TV-PG
Documentary, Science, Science and Nature

Crew:
Erik Thompson (Narrator)

3/4/15
08:00 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) H2
3/4/15
09:00 AM
"How the Solar System Was Made"  At 4.6 billion years old, the Solar System is our solid, secure home in the Universe. In this episode we trace the system's birth from a thin cloud of dust and gas.  (Repeat) H2
3/4/15
10:00 AM
"Crash Landing on Mars"  We'll show what the astronauts would have to do to survive dust storms and space radiation, while extracting vital resources like water from the Martian soil itself.  (Repeat) H2
3/4/15
11:00 AM
"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
3/4/15
12:00 PM
"UFO: The Real Deal"  Authors, astronomers and theoretical physicists examine the different technologies that would be required to bridge the stars.  (Repeat) H2
3/4/15
01:00 PM
"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) H2
3/4/15
02:00 PM
"How the Solar System Was Made"  At 4.6 billion years old, the Solar System is our solid, secure home in the Universe. In this episode we trace the system's birth from a thin cloud of dust and gas.  (Repeat) H2
3/4/15
03:00 PM
"Crash Landing on Mars"  We'll show what the astronauts would have to do to survive dust storms and space radiation, while extracting vital resources like water from the Martian soil itself.  (Repeat) H2
3/4/15
04:00 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
3/4/15
05:00 PM
"UFO: The Real Deal"  Authors, astronomers and theoretical physicists examine the different technologies that would be required to bridge the stars.  (Repeat) H2
The Universe

Premise
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.