The Universe

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Tuesday 9:00 PM on The History Channel Premiered May 29, 2007 In Season

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The Universe

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Introducing absolutely everything. The beginning of history starts here. There are 50 billion galaxies in the universe. 95% is still uncharted. This series examines the mysteries of everything, from black holes to how our sun functions. Is our planet as insignificant to the cosmos as a drop of water is to the ocean? This series will investigate the uncharted frontiers of space and explore the possible existence of life-supporting worlds beyond our own.

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AIRED ON 5/19/2012

Season 7 : Episode 4

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  • Universal love

    8.0
    I love this show. Its smart and visually stunning. Too bad the History channel decided to go the greedy rout and only show it on H2. Thumbs down for the Discovery net. Way better then the new Cosmos show though.
  • A quazar of ideas

    9.5
    No doubt, between all the series I've watch, this is the one which I've learned the most of. Sooooo interesting, big and interesting (both the series and the real universe). The best documentary EVER
  • Just a quandary....

    10
    Another question I have is about the quantum refraction of time with the boson particle. I feel I have a theoretic solution but without doctorate backing I know it will never be taken seriously.
  • I want this show to never end!

    9.5
    This is an awesome show. I've been very curious about the Universe since I was a little kid. I had so many questions. I used to look up at the sky and ask myself 'what is out there?'



    As I grew up and started studying Science, I found answer to some of those questions. But when I started watching this show, it opened a new window of knowledge for me. So many things that I didn't know before, I got to know from this show.



    I learned about galaxies,black-holes, time travel, big bang, multiverses, supernovas and a whole bunch of things. You just name one thing that you want to know about the universe, and the chances are they've explored that topic.



    Everyday we're solving big mysteries that the Universe has presented before us. That's why I want this show to never end! Love this show!!!moreless
  • The Universe, while not going into a great deal of depth, does a good job of getting the viewer interested about physics, astronomy, and the universe as a whole.

    9.5
    In some of the other reviews here, this show has been taking fire for not going deep enough into concepts, or for appealing only to those with double-digit IQs.

    It is true that this show does not, for the most part, go very in-depth into any individual concept. However, one has to remember that this show is intended for a very general category of viewers, many of whom will likely have little-to-no experience in physics. Really, if one is looking for a program which will go as in-depth as a course in physics, or even many books, then this is not that show. However, if one is just looking for a very general, but still interesting primer in the subject, then this is a great show, which manages to entertain while still giving the basics behind the concepts, so that interested people can later continue study into the topics on their own. The reason I like this show so much is not because it teaches absolutely everything there is to know about the universe, but because it gets people interested in the topic, and is accessible for the average viewer. Whenever a show manages to genuinely interest people in learning, as The Universe does, it goes down as a good thing in my book.moreless
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    • So what's the story with this show?
      Will there be any more episodes? Or is the show toast? And if it's toast, would some moderator please mark it as 'Ended'.
      03/24/13
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    • Err...
      What's up with the armageddon stuff in this show? I think they should rename this show to "101 ways the universe can kill you!".To...
      08/16/10
      6
    • Not a calm and peaceful place...
      Hi there, The one thing I like in the show is that they are the very people who is unleashing this science that are talking to ...
      11/03/09
      1
    • Favorite episode?
      What is everyone's favorite episodes of The Universe? What episodes do you think are the most interesting and informative?
      10/05/09
      2
    • Season 2 & 3 on DVD in the UK?
      Hiya,Does anyone know if The Universe season 2 & 3 is going to be released on DVD in the Uk? I have the first season and really en...
      08/01/09
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    Documentary, Science

    Themes

    multiple universes, galactic drama, parallel worlds, futuristic technology, mysterious forces