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The Universe

Exploring the universe and its mysteries. 

Crew:
Erik Thompson (Narrator)

4/23/15
07:00 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) H2
4/23/15
08:00 AM
"Stopping Armageddon"  Analyzing the threat to Earth from an asteroid collision and exploring ways experts are proposing to avert Armageddon, ranging from using a nuclear bomb to ingenious new technology.  (Repeat) H2
4/23/15
09:00 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
4/23/15
10:00 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) H2
4/23/15
11:00 AM
"10 Ways to Destroy the Earth"  Experts come up with 10 ways the Earth could be destroyed, including swallowing it with a microscopic black hole, blowing it up with antimatter, hurling it into the sun and switching off gravity.  (Repeat) H2
4/23/15
12:00 PM
"Mars: The New Evidence"  The Red Planet has yielded up many new clues that life may have once existed there and may even exist there today.  (Repeat) H2
4/23/15
01:00 PM
"Stopping Armageddon"  Analyzing the threat to Earth from an asteroid collision and exploring ways experts are proposing to avert Armageddon, ranging from using a nuclear bomb to ingenious new technology.  (Repeat) H2
4/23/15
02:00 PM
"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
4/23/15
03:00 PM
"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) H2
4/23/15
04:00 PM
"10 Ways to Destroy the Earth"  Experts come up with 10 ways the Earth could be destroyed, including swallowing it with a microscopic black hole, blowing it up with antimatter, hurling it into the sun and switching off gravity.  (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.