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The Universe

Exploring the universe and its mysteries. 

Crew:
Erik Thompson (Narrator)

8/29/15
12:00 PM
"Cosmic Holes"  Scientists scan the cosmos to research black holes, wormholes and white holes, where matter can disappear, be ejected, or transport to another place in space and time.  (Repeat) H2
8/29/15
01:00 PM
"Alien Moons"  An exploration of moons surrounding planets in the solar system includes heavenly bodies that are bizarrely shaped, chemically active, volcanic or icy, and one with an atmosphere much like Earth's.  (Repeat) H2
8/29/15
02:00 PM
"Cosmic Apocalypse"  Harsh realities are revealed about the future of our Universe; it may collapse and burn or it might be gripped by a galactic ice age.  (Repeat) H2
8/29/15
03:00 PM
"Deep Space Disasters"  The dangers of manned space travel include the controlled explosion of a launch, the fiery crucible of re-entry and everything in between; how a spark inside a spacecraft or a micro-meteor could cause a catastrophe; black hole; gamma rays.  (Repeat) H2
8/29/15
04:00 PM
"Another Earth"  New methods are coming online to help scientists scan the cosmos for Earth-like planets; the likelihood of finding life on another planet.  (Repeat) H2
8/29/15
05:00 PM
"Deep Freeze"  This episode discusses the coldest places in the universe from labs on earth to super cold places in our solar system, galaxy and beyond.  (Repeat) H2
9/2/15
10:00 AM
"Death Stars"  Death stars are in the final stage of life until they explode into supernovae, and occasionally unleash the biggest blast in the universe known as a gamma ray burst; the violent ends of death stars.  (Repeat) H2
9/2/15
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) H2
9/2/15
12:00 PM
"Time Travel"  Discover why time travel into the future is unavoidable in Einstein's world of relativity; the bizarre consequences of going into the past and altering the future; travel to the nearest star, 4.3 light years away.  (Repeat) H2
9/2/15
01:00 PM
"Secrets of the Space Probes"  In the 21st century, space probes are photographing, drilling and even sniffing new worlds in the quest for life.  (Repeat) H2
The Universe

Premise
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.