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The Universe

Exploring the universe and its mysteries. 

Erik Thompson (Narrator)

06:00 AM
"Parallel Universes"  Some of the world's leading physicists believe they have found evidence proving the existence of parallel universes.  (Repeat) HISTORY
07:00 AM
"Biggest Things in Space"  Discover which is the largest planet, star, star cluster, constellation, black hole, volcano, galaxy, explosions, moon, storm, impact crater and void in space.  (Repeat) HISTORY
08:00 AM
"The Day the Moon Was Gone"  How Earth without the moon would be a very different and desolate place with just four hours of sunlight, giant hurricanes that would last for months and virtually no complex life forms.  (Repeat) HISTORY
09:00 AM
"It Fell From Space"  Scientists gain insights into the cosmos from objects that fall from the heavens, including asteroids, comets, meteors and space debris.  (Repeat) HISTORY
10:00 AM
"Deadly Comets and Meteors"  NASA arms itself with the latest technology to pre-empt a cosmic collision that could threaten mankind's existence; comets, asteroids and meteors help shape the universe; mass-extinction events.  (Repeat) HISTORY
11:00 AM
"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) HISTORY
12:00 PM
"7 Wonders of the Solar System"  A trip to Enceladus; Saturn's famous rings; Jupiter's Great Red Spot; the Asteroid Belt; Mount Olympus; a close encounter with the searing surface of the sun; exploring Earth.  (Repeat) HISTORY
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) HISTORY
02:00 PM
"The Hunt for Ringed Planets"  They are breathtaking, lethal and a constant source of surprise. Saturn's rings have long fascinated humans. Lesser known are the other planets that have rings - Uranus, Jupiter, Neptune, possibly Pluto and Mars. Even Earth has a man made ring.  (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.