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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Our Universe is Truly Amazing
22 February 2014 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Incredibly awe inspiring, jaw dropping, heart striking documentary & all the Scientists as well as Mike Rowe are FANTASTIC at explaining our Universe & making an emotional connection, certainly to me. Our Universe is incredibly complex and other programs I have watched have really struggled to get the information across in a way that truly sinks in & fires the imagination. That is not the case with this AMAZING documentary, this is an absolutely must watch for everyone. To think that WE ARE the Universe looking back at itself and asking "Who am I & where do I come from?" I find that an incredible thought. We truly are one people on one tiny marble planet we ALL call home, it's time for humanity to wake up! Alas it seems it really is in our nature to destroy ourselves.


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