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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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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Absolutely Incredible
24 July 2012 | by (Murfreesboro, Tn) – See all my reviews

Simply said, this is the best astronomical documentary that I've seen since Carl Sagan's "Cosmos". And believe me, that is saying a lot considering that I own every astronomy/Cosmos documentary I can find on DVD and/or Blu-ray, including all six seasons of "The Universe" which was my favorite (excluding "The Cosmos") until I saw this. If you are in to watching these type of documentaries and haven't seen this, then I can only say, you are missing at least a year worth of education. The only negative thing I have to say is that season two already isn't as good due to Mike Row not being the Narrator, but that is purely my own opinion and does not reflect the quality or quantity of information given in this season.


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