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The Universe

Exploring the universe and its mysteries. 

Crew:
Erik Thompson (Narrator)

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
9/2/15
02:00 PM
"Edge of Space"  The dangers of traveling in low Earth orbit aboard a spacecraft include radiation, cosmic rays and debris; the commercial prospects of taking private citizens into orbit and aboard the International Space Station.  (Repeat) H2
9/2/15
03:00 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
9/2/15
04:00 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
9/2/15
05:00 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
06:00 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
9/2/15
07:00 PM
"Edge of Space"  The dangers of traveling in low Earth orbit aboard a spacecraft include radiation, cosmic rays and debris; the commercial prospects of taking private citizens into orbit and aboard the International Space Station.  (Repeat) H2
9/11/15
07:00 AM
"Strangest Things"  Discovering the most bizarre, mysterious and exotic things in the universe, including alcohol clouds floating in space, mini-black holes, pulsar planets and dark matter.  (Repeat) H2
9/11/15
09:00 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) H2
9/11/15
10:00 AM
"Liquid Universe"  On alien planets, it rains from the sky as scalding iron.  (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.