How the Universe Works

How the Universe Works Series
Genre: Documentary
Premiere: 2010
Network: Science Channel
IMDB Rating: 8.8/10
Sessons: 7
Full Episodes: 70
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A users' guide to the cosmos, from the Big Bang to galaxies, stars, planets and moons: where did it all come from and how does it all fit together? A primer for anyone who has ever looked up at the night sky and wondered.
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Date Aired How the Universe Works Episodes
Season 1
25 April 2010 Season 1, Episode 1: Big Bang
02 May 2010 Season 1, Episode 2: Black Holes
10 May 2010 Season 1, Episode 3: Galaxies
10 May 2010 Season 1, Episode 4: Stars
17 May 2010 Season 1, Episode 5: Planets
17 May 2010 Season 1, Episode 6: Supernovas
24 May 2010 Season 1, Episode 7: Solar Systems
24 May 2010 Season 1, Episode 8: Moons
Season 2
11 July 2012 Season 2, Episode 1: Volcanoes - The Furnaces of Life
18 July 2012 Season 2, Episode 2: The Winds of Creation
25 July 2012 Season 2, Episode 3: Planets from Hell
01 August 2012 Season 2, Episode 4: Megaflares - Cosmic Firestorms
08 August 2012 Season 2, Episode 5: Extreme Orbits - Clockwork and Creation
15 August 2012 Season 2, Episode 6: Comets - Frozen Wanderers
22 August 2012 Season 2, Episode 7: Asteroids - Worlds that Never Were
29 August 2012 Season 2, Episode 8: Birth of the Earth
Season 3
09 July 2014 Season 3, Episode 1: Journey From the Center of the Sun
16 July 2014 Season 3, Episode 2: The End of the Universe
23 July 2014 Season 3, Episode 3: Jupiter: Destroyer or Savior?
30 July 2014 Season 3, Episode 4: First Second of the Big Bang
06 August 2014 Season 3, Episode 5: Is Saturn Alive?
13 August 2014 Season 3, Episode 6: Weapons of Mass Extinction
20 August 2014 Season 3, Episode 7: Did a Black Hole Build the Milky Way?
27 August 2014 Season 3, Episode 8: Our Voyage to the Stars
03 September 2014 Season 3, Episode 9: The Search for a Second Earth
Season 4
14 July 2015 Season 4, Episode 1: How the Universe Built Your Car
21 July 2015 Season 4, Episode 2: Earth, Venus's Evil Twin
28 July 2015 Season 4, Episode 3: Monster Black Hole
04 August 2015 Season 4, Episode 4: Edge of the Solar System
11 August 2015 Season 4, Episode 5: Dawn of Life
18 August 2015 Season 4, Episode 6: Secret History of the Moon
25 August 2015 Season 4, Episode 7: The First Oceans
01 September 2015 Season 4, Episode 8: Forces of Mass Construction
27 October 2015 Season 4, Episode 9: The Planet of Nightmares
03 November 2015 Season 4, Episode 10: Interstellar Motor Company
10 November 2015 Season 4, Episode 11: Earth's Guardian Angel
17 November 2015 Season 4, Episode 12: To Infinity and Beyond
01 December 2015 Season 4, Episode 13: Cosmic Cannibals
24 November 2015 Season 4, Episode 14: Alien Oceans
08 December 2015 Season 4, Episode 15: Strange Attractions
15 December 2015 Season 4, Episode 16: The Universe's Greatest Miracle
Season 5
22 November 2016 Season 5, Episode 1: 1
29 November 2016 Season 5, Episode 2: 2
06 December 2016 Season 5, Episode 3: 3
03 January 2017 Season 5, Episode 4: 4
10 January 2017 Season 5, Episode 5: 5
17 January 2017 Season 5, Episode 6: 6
24 January 2017 Season 5, Episode 7: 7
31 January 2017 Season 5, Episode 8: 8
07 February 2017 Season 5, Episode 9: 9
Season 6
09 January 2018 Season 6, Episode 1: Are Black Holes Real?
16 January 2018 Season 6, Episode 2: Twin Suns: The Alien Mysteries
23 January 2018 Season 6, Episode 3: Dark History Of The Solar System
30 January 2018 Season 6, Episode 4: Death Of The Milky Way
06 February 2018 Season 6, Episode 5: Uranus & Neptune: Rise Of The Ice Giants
13 February 2018 Season 6, Episode 6: Secret History Of Mercury
20 February 2018 Season 6, Episode 7: The Quasar Enigma
27 February 2018 Season 6, Episode 8: Strange Lives Of Dwarf Planets
06 March 2018 Season 6, Episode 9: War On Asteroids
13 March 2018 Season 6, Episode 10: Mystery Of Spacetime
Season 7
08 January 2019 Season 7, Episode 1: Nightmares of Neutron Stars
15 January 2019 Season 7, Episode 2: When Supernovas Strike
22 January 2019 Season 7, Episode 3: The Interstellar Mysteries
29 January 2019 Season 7, Episode 4: How Black Holes Made Us
05 February 2019 Season 7, Episode 5: Secret World of Nebulas
12 February 2019 Season 7, Episode 6: Did the Big Bang Really Happen?
19 February 2019 Season 7, Episode 7: Battle of the Dark Universe
26 February 2019 Season 7, Episode 8: Hunt for Alien Life
05 March 2019 Season 7, Episode 9: Finding the New Earth
12 March 2019 Season 7, Episode 10: Cassini's Final Secrets


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