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1. Space: The Final Junkyard (1999 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

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Space is becoming a danger zone as old rockets and satellites orbiting around Earth at ten of thousands of miles an hour disintegrate, explode and crash into each other. Will the vast mass ... See full summary »

Director: Patrick Fleming | Star: Michio Kaku

Votes: 11

2. How the Universe Works (2010– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

9.0
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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.

Stars: Richard Lintern, Phil Plait, Mike Rowe, Michelle Thaller

Votes: 3,447

3. The Universe (2007– )
Episode: Beyond the Big Bang (2007)

90 min | Documentary, History

9.0
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The universe began with a massive expansion, billions and billions of years ago, and it continues to expand with every passing second. The idea that the universe, and man's very existence, ... See full summary »

Director: Luke Ellis | Stars: David Ackroyd, Thaine H. Allison Jr., Ralph Alpher, Nima Arkani-Hamed

Votes: 113

4. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: The Search for a Second Earth (2014)

TV-PG | Documentary

9.0
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Is there another Earth out there with liquid oceans, rocky continents and life like us? Astronomers seek the answer with spectroscopy, direct imaging and telescopes. They hope to find ... See full summary »

Stars: James S. Bullock, Dan Durda, Michio Kaku, David Kipping

Votes: 24

5. The Universe (2007– )

45 min | Documentary, History

8.9
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This educational show explores many scientific questions and topics about the universe (Big Bang, the Sun, the planets, black holes, other galaxies, astrobiology etc.) through latest CGI, data and interviews with scientists.

Stars: Erik Thompson, Clifford V. Johnson, Alex Filippenko, Laura Danly

Votes: 4,064

6. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: The End of the Universe (2014)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

8.9
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How and when will the Universe end? Gravity and dark matter are poised to annihilate the Universe in a big crunch. Expansion and dark energy may tear it apart. Or, a phase transition could kill us tomorrow in a cosmic death bubble.

Stars: James S. Bullock, Sean Carroll, Alex Filippenko, Brenda Frye

Votes: 38

7. Nova (1974– )

TV-PG | Documentary, Biography

8.8
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Science documentaries about various topics.

Stars: Jay O. Sanders, Craig Sechler, Lance Lewman, Will Lyman

Votes: 1,391

8. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: Jupiter: Destroyer or Savior? (2014)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

8.8
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Beneath Jupiter's swirling clouds lie our solar system's deepest secrets: from its violent youth, through the birth of life to the death of the sun. Now, scientists are unlocking these ... See full summary »

Stars: Gilbert Collins, Dan Durda, Michio Kaku, Lawrence Krauss

Votes: 37

9. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: Our Voyage to the Stars (2014)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

8.8
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One day, a cosmic disaster will make life on Earth impossible. To survive, we must find a new home amongst the stars. Scientists are already developing new propulsion systems to take us to these distant worlds.

Stars: Leroy Chiao, Les Johnson, Michio Kaku, Lawrence Krauss

Votes: 31

10. The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.7
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America's top fake news show.

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 33,785

11. Through the Wormhole (2010– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

8.7
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Hosted by Morgan Freeman, Through the Wormhole will explore the deepest mysteries of existence - the questions that have puzzled mankind for eternity. What are we made of? What was there ... See full summary »

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Sean Carroll, Michio Kaku, Carlos Frenk

Votes: 11,044

12. Horizon (1964– )

50 min | Documentary

8.7
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Horizon is BBC Two's flagship 50-minute science documentary series. In September 2004 it celebrated its 40th anniversary and it continues to enjoy outstanding critical acclaim. Recognised ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Vaughan, Jack Fortune, Dilly Barlow, Martin Jarvis

Votes: 711

13. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: First Second of the Big Bang (2014)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

8.7
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The first second of the Universe, the creation of everything when space, time, matter and energy burst into existence. It is the most important second in history, which seals the Universe's... See full summary »

Stars: Sean Carroll, Albert Einstein, Alan Guth, Peter Higgs

Votes: 30

14. Conan (2010– )
Episode: Zeus Was Framed (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Conan O'Brien, Sarah Silverman, Michio Kaku, She & Him

Votes: 13

15. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.6
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Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Paul Dinello

Votes: 30,854

16. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: Weapons of Mass Extinction (2014)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

8.6
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An overview of historical mass extinctions and what is in store for the future.

Stars: Dan Durda, Neil Gehrels, Dougal Jerram, Michio Kaku

Votes: 26

17. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: Did a Black Hole Build the Milky Way? (2014)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

8.5
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What built the Milky Way? New research might now have the answer, revealing an unlikely hero. At the heart of our galaxy sits a super massive black hole, one of the most destructive objects in the Universe. Could it be our creator?

Stars: James S. Bullock, Fiona Harrison, Michio Kaku, Lawrence Krauss

Votes: 23

18. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: Is Saturn Alive? (2014)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

8.5
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Saturn's secrets are out. The ferocious weather, the evolving ring system and the discovery of active geology on Saturn's moons has rewritten the textbooks. Scientists are looking for life ... See full summary »

Stars: Dan Durda, Michio Kaku, Lawrence Krauss, Richard Lintern

Votes: 28

19. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: Planets from Hell (2012)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

8.5
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Over the last twenty years we have discovered an extraordinary zoo of planetary nightmares outside our own solar system, all of them truly wild worlds, a collection of monsters. Now we must... See full summary »

Director: Kate Dart | Stars: Natalie Batalha, Erik Dellums, Robert Hurt, Michio Kaku

Votes: 38

20. Visions of the Future (2007– )
Episode: The Quantum Revolution (2007)

Documentary

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Director: Helen Shariatmadari | Stars: Brian Cox, Michio Kaku, Raymond Kurzweil

Votes: 19

21. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: Birth of the Earth (2012)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

8.4
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The Earth was formed by a series of cosmic cataclysms including the most powerful blast in the Universe. Yet amid the turmoil our world was born. Could the same chain of events have created... See full summary »

Director: George Harris | Stars: Jürgen Blum, Erik Dellums, Michio Kaku, Lawrence Krauss

Votes: 35

22. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: Black Holes (2010)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

8.4
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Black Holes,the most powerful destroyers in the Universe, the most mysterious phenomena in the heavens. For years they were only speculation, now modern astronomy is proving them ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Chinn | Stars: Shep Doeleman, Andrea Ghez, Michio Kaku, Lawrence Krauss

Votes: 101

23. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: Journey from the Center of the Sun (2014)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

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How does light escape from the sun? We take a journey from the center of the sun, following the path of light. We witness its fiery birth from in the core, its 430,000 mile battle against ... See full summary »

Stars: Alex Filippenko, Holly Gilbert, Michio Kaku, Lawrence Krauss

Votes: 35

24. Futurescape with James Woods (2013– )

Documentary

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Stars: Linda MacDonald Glenn, Nikki BreAnne Wells, James Woods, Steven Cevolani

Votes: 139

25. Naked Science (2004– )
Episode: Big Bang (2008)

Documentary, Adventure

8.3
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13.7 billion years ago, there was no space, no time, and no matter. Then there was the Big Bang. Naked Science follows the first second of creation, when a minute speck of energy appeared ... See full summary »

Director: Melisa Akdogan | Stars: Michio Kaku, Lawrence Krauss, Tara Shears, David Spergel

Votes: 6

26. Dark Matters: Twisted But True (2011– )
Episode: Postively Poisonous, Beauty and Brains, Medusa's Heroin (2012)

44 min | Documentary, Horror, Sci-Fi

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Fritz Haber feeds the world and murders it with the same technology. Contaminated heroin freezes addicts like statues. The cure uses fetal brain cells. An actress forsees cell-phones & ... See full summary »

Director: James Tovell | Stars: Rebecca Calder, Edward Clarke, Rupert Evans, Jake Harders

Votes: 14

27. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: Stars (2010)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

8.3
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The story of how stars were made by the Universe and how Stars then went on to engineer everything else in that very universe. They changed the Universe by spawning further generations of ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Chinn | Stars: Paul Drake, Michio Kaku, Andrew Kirk, Lawrence Krauss

Votes: 77

28. Conan (2010– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.2
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Conan O'Brien and his co-host Andy Richter discuss current news topics and interview celebrities and personalities.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band, Jimmy Vivino

Votes: 16,925

29. Science Club (2012– )

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Stars: Dara O'Briain, Alok Jha, Mark Miodownik, Helen Czerski

Votes: 78

30. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: Comets (2012)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

8.2
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We follow the odyssey of a comet as it sails through space, watching every move as it evolves from a chunk of ice and rock into an active nucleus engulfed in a gaseous haze. What we learn ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Warner | Stars: Claudia Alexander, Michio Kaku, Dante Lauretta, Amy Mainzer

Votes: 34

31. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: Galaxies (2010)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

8.2
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Galaxies, home to stars, planets and us, come in all shapes and sizes. Witnesses the evolution of galaxies; from clouds of cold gas floating in the voids of space 13 billion years ago, to the magnificent spirals that fill our night sky.

Director: Louise Say | Stars: Andrew Benson, T.J. Cox, Andrea Ghez, Michio Kaku

Votes: 88

32. The Science of Doctor Who (2012 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

8.1
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Explore the real life science behind the biggest concepts and most iconic ideas in the incredible Doctor Who universe.

Stars: Maggie Aderin-Pocock, Scott Adsit, Jim Al-Khalili, Kurt Braunohler

Votes: 168

33. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: Asteroids (2012)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

8.1
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From icy worlds with more fresh water than Earth to flying mountains of pure metal, asteroids shaped our past and promise much for the future. Could these enigmatic space rocks hold the key... See full summary »

Director: George Harris | Stars: Dan Durda, Michio Kaku, Lawrence Krauss, Barack Obama

Votes: 39

34. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: Extreme Orbits (2012)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

8.1
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The only reason life on Earth is possible is because of our stable orbit around the Sun. Elsewhere in the Universe, orbits are chaotic, violent and destructive. On the largest scale, orbits... See full summary »

Director: Adam Warner | Stars: Dan Coe, Erik Dellums, Michio Kaku, Juna Kollmeier

Votes: 35

35. The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996– )
Episode: Michio Kaku (2014)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.1
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Watch with Prime starting 3/5. Theoretical physicist and author Michio Kaku discusses his latest book "The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind."

Director: Chuck O'Neil | Stars: Jon Stewart, Michio Kaku

Votes: 19

36. Horizon (1964– )
Episode: Parallel Universes (2002)

Documentary

8.1
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It seems the speculation wasn't absurd enough. Parallel universes really do exist and they are much stranger than even the science fiction writers dared to imagine.

Stars: Dilly Barlow, Nima Arkani-Hamed, Michael Duff, Alan Guth

Votes: 66

37. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: Supernovas (2010)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

8.1
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Stars are not eternal; they are dying in unimaginably large explosions called supernovas. Second only to the Big Bang, these explosions are where creation and destruction meet. Only now ... See full summary »

Director: Shaun Trevisick | Stars: Alex Filippenko, Michio Kaku, Robert P. Kirshner, Lawrence Krauss

Votes: 70

38. Horizon (1964– )
Episode: Who's Afraid of a Big Black Hole? (2009)

Documentary

8.1
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Director: Stephen Cooter | Stars: Samuel West, Shep Doeleman, Reinhard Genzel, Michio Kaku

Votes: 32

39. Dark Matters: Twisted But True (2011– )

30 min | Documentary, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.0
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Delves into the most unusual research ever conducted, including attempts to crossbreed humans and apes, actual zombie investigations and head transplantation studies. Cutting-edge CGI ... See full summary »

Stars: John Noble, James S. Ottaviani, Sean Montgomery, David Maiullo

Votes: 691

40. Prophets of Science Fiction (2011– )

Documentary

8.0
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The science-fiction imaginings of the writers of the past are now becoming the science realities of our day.

Stars: Jonathan Adams, Michio Kaku, Ridley Scott, David Brin

Votes: 489

41. The Women of Doctor Who (2012 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary

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Behind every great time lord there's a great woman. Whether they're busting Daleks or the Doctor's ego, the women of Doctor Who prove that you don't need testosterone to save the universe.

Stars: Scott Adsit, Jim Al-Khalili, Jon Culshaw, Peter Davison

Votes: 139

42. Triangulation (2010– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Leo Laporte, Tom Merritt, Daniel Suarez, Steve Gibson

Votes: 7

43. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: Big Bang (2010)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

8.0
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This is the greatest story ever told, the creation of everything us. The programme investigates how the Universe came into existence out of nothing, and how it grew from a miniscule point, ... See full summary »

Director: Louise Say | Stars: Monica Dunford, Carlos Frenk, Stephen Hawking, Michio Kaku

Votes: 110

44. Time (2006– )
Episode: Cosmic Time (2006)

44 min | Documentary

8.0
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In this fourth and final episode, presented by Michio Kaku, the nature of time is explored through the lens of physics. Kaku examines the anomalies of time that still defy our most basic ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Oxley | Stars: Michio Kaku, Edwin Hubble, Donald Nicholson, Saul Perlmutter

Votes: 7

45. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)
Episode: Dr. Michio Kaku (2010)

TV-14 | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.0
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Stars: Stephen Colbert, Cindy Cohn, Michio Kaku, Paul Krugman

Votes: 6

46. Sci Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible (2009– )
Episode: How to Build a Light Saber (2010)

TV-G | 21 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

8.0
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A sword made of pure light that can cut through anything, the light saber is a truly awesome weapon. But it's not just a science fiction fantasy, Dr Michio Kaku reveals how we could one day build a real working light saber.

Star: Michio Kaku

Votes: 26

47. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: Megaflares (2012)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

8.0
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The Universe is a magnetic minefield. The Sun spits out flares capable of battering life on Earth. But out there in space lie the true magnetic monsters. As we uncover dangerous megaflares ... See full summary »

Directors: Kate Dart, Adam Warner | Stars: Natalie Batalha, Bryan Gaensler, Michio Kaku, Lawrence Krauss

Votes: 28

48. Visions of the Future (2007– )
Episode: The Intelligence Revolution (2007)

Documentary

8.0
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Dr. Michio Kaku presents part one of this BBC miniseries by exploring the exponential growth of information technology, and examines the impact of this revolution on civilization. ... See full summary »

Director: Mina Panic | Stars: Michio Kaku, Raymond Kurzweil, Ali Rezai

Votes: 21

49. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: The Winds of Creation (2012)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

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On Earth, violent and destructive storms create new opportunities for life. In our quest to discover if we are alone in the universe, we shouldn't just look for worlds, we should look for ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Hearle | Stars: Laura Danly, Erik Dellums, Alex Filippenko, David Grinspoon

Votes: 30

50. How the Universe Works (2010– )
Episode: Volcanoes (2012)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

8.0
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Scientists are discovering volcanoes on worlds we once thought dead. From our nearest planetary neighbour to tiny moons billions of miles away, today we are discovering volcanoes on alien ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Hearle | Stars: Erik Dellums, Alex Filippenko, David Grinspoon, Michio Kaku

Votes: 38