Since the first stargazers of ancient civilisations, man has always been fascinated by what lies beyond planet Earth. Look up at the stars and you see a million points of light - you’re looking at the entire universe. But what is out there? Let Sam Neill be your guide as state-of-the-art computer graphics take you on the ultimate journey beyond any known universe.
Experience the beautiful, astonishing and often dangerous phenomena for the Universe first hand - from the vast clouds where new stars are born, to planet-guzzling monsters such as black holes. This six-part series will realise the awesome scale of space and capture the mystery and intrigue that it inspires. And it tackles some of the biggest questions of all - are we alone? Where do we fit in? How did the universe begin? And perhaps most frighteningly of all, how will it end?