How the Universe Works

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Discovery Channel Premiered Apr 25, 2010 Hasn't Aired

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Episode Guide

  • Season 1
    • Big Bang
      Episode 1
      4/25/10
      8.0

      Big Bang is an episode of the popular Discovery Channel series How the Universe Works. The big bang still remains the greatest mystery of all time. Professor Michio Kaku, Professor Lawrence Krauss, Professor Stephen Hawking, Professor Carlos Frenk, Professor Janna Levin, Dr. Monica Dunford and Professor David Spergel, discuss various theories of before, during and after the Big Bang itself with all the technology man has built to understand this phenomena.

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    • Black Holes
      Episode 2
      5/2/10
      8.0
      Black Holes is an episode from season one of the Discovery Channel show How the Universe Works in which a group of scientists discusses the nature of black holes and what role they may have played in the creation of the universe. Do black holes function as time machines? What happens to matter that falls into a black hole? Watch How the Universe Works and discover the answers for yourself.moreless
    • Alien Galaxies
      Episode 3
      5/10/10
      8.0

      Alien Galaxies is an episode from the first season of the Discovery Channel series How the Universe Works in which a group of scientists discusses the formation of galaxies and how they might eventually come to an end. What are the implications for the Milky Way and our home planet? The answer might shock you.

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    • Stars
      Episode 4
      5/10/10
      7.8

      Stars is the fourth episode from season one of How the Universe Works is a look into a how stars form and how they affect our world. This episode is narrated by Mike Rowe, and gives the audience a look into the science behind the stars that we see in the clear night sky.

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    • Supernovas
      Episode 5
      5/17/10
      7.8

      Supernovas is an episode of the popular Discovery Channel series How the Universe Works in which the notable theoretical physicist Dr. Michio Kaku discusses the theory of how the heavier elements arrived on Earth and whether supernovas may have larger cousins. Are there hypernovas, and if so, how much energy do they contain?

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    • Planets
      Episode 6
      5/17/10
      7.8
      Planets is an episode from season one of the hit Discovery Channel series How the Universe Works in which Michio Kaku explains the difference between terrestrial planets and gas giants. How are planets formed? Are the planets in our Solar System similar to those found elsewhere? Watch How the Universe Works and hear the amazing answer.moreless
    • Solar Systems
      Episode 7
      5/24/10
      7.8

      See how an actual solar system is born. Witness how the earth's solar system was created and see some of the 280 solar systems that have been identified. This episode shows the theory behind why our solar system and its planets were arranged the way they are and looks beyond other solar systems in the vast universe.

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    • Moons
      Episode 8
      5/24/10
      7.8
      Moons from the television show How the Universe Works is an episode that delves into the science behind the moons in the solar system. Astronomers lecture about the history of the Earth's moon and give information about other planets and their moons as well. The audience will learn about moon's orbits, their sizes and their atmospheres from this educational episode.moreless
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  • Season 3
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