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How the Universe Works 

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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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Series cast summary:
Phil Plait ...  Self - Astronomer / ... 67 episodes, 2010-2020
Michelle Thaller ...  Self - Astronomer / ... 66 episodes, 2010-2020
Mike Rowe ...  Narrator / ... 63 episodes, 2010-2020
Hakeem Oluseyi ...  Self - Astrophysicist 50 episodes, 2014-2020
Lawrence Krauss ...  Self - Cosmologist / ... 41 episodes, 2010-2018
James S. Bullock ...  Self - Astrophysicist 36 episodes, 2014-2020
Moogega Cooper ...  Self - Planetary Protection Engineer 33 episodes, 2015-2020
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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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Documentary

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Mike Rowe is the narrator of How The Universe Works: Season 1. Eric Dellums voiced season 2 when it moved to the Science Channel, and Mike Rowe was asked to record season 3 and then RE-record season 2. See more »

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Featured in Life Beyond: The Dawn (2019) See more »

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The world would be better if more people watched this show
13 January 2019 | by nate1202See all my reviews

One of my favorite shows. Great content. Great explanations of multiple concepts.

Excellent job! Keep it up!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 April 2010 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(8 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

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Color

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16:9 HD
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