How the Universe Works (2010– )

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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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Michio Kaku ...
 Himself - Phd., Theoretical Physicist, City University of New York (11 episodes, 2010-2012)
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 Himself - Phd., Astronomer (10 episodes, 2010-2012)
Michelle Thaller ...
 Herself - Phd., astronomer, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center / ... (9 episodes, 2010-2012)
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 Himself - Narrator (8 episodes, 2010)
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 Narrator (8 episodes, 2012)
Lawrence Krauss ...
 Himself - Professor, theoretical physicist, Arizona State University / ... (7 episodes, 2010-2012)
Geoff Marcy ...
 Himself - Professor, Astronomer, University of California Berkley (6 episodes, 2010-2012)
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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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Simply amazing.
26 February 2014 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

When I saw the lack of reviews of this magnificent documentary show I had to write something down. In my opinion this is the best show about the the universe and space to date and its taught me a lot of things I always wanted to know about our universe (and I've seen a tons of similar shows before),

Lets begin with the great scientists and theoretical physicists such as Michio Kaku that explaining things we "normal" people wont usually understand in such a nice ways, and the visual effects by LOLA are great too. The show is written very well and the Narrators does a great job (personally I liked Mike Rowe better in the first season). Even the soundtrack fits perfect and I love it. Every time I watch the show its like going to a trip in a bizarre place we humans are just beginning to understand, even in the second and third time you watch it. In conclusion, I recommend this show to everyone not just space enthusiasts. Sometimes its even better or the same as watching a great drama such as Breaking Bad, True Detective etc. you should try it!


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