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How the Universe Works Season 6

January. 09,2018
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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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How the Universe Works Season 6 Full Episode Guide

Episode 10 - Mystery of Spacetime
First Aired: March. 13,2018

Spacetime is the secret structure that controls our universe, and this strange four-dimensional substance controls time, light, and energy. It will also determine how our universe will end.

Episode 9 - War on Asteroids
First Aired: March. 06,2018

Scientists are using cutting-edge technology to stop an asteroid apocalypse, and for the first time, mankind is closer than ever to keeping Earth safe from these killer space rocks.

Episode 8 - Strange Lives of Dwarf Planets
First Aired: February. 27,2018

Our solar system is home to hundreds of strange, tiny worlds called dwarf planets, and new discoveries reveal the secrets of these mysterious places.

Episode 7 - The Quasar Enigma
First Aired: February. 20,2018

Quasars are the brightest and most powerful objects in our universe, and though they have shaped the cosmos, they might ultimately destroy everything that exists.

Episode 6 - Secret History of Mercury
First Aired: February. 13,2018

Mercury is a deadly world, facing attacks from the Sun, comets, and other planets, and even though it's the smallest planet in our solar system, it has a dangerous secret a dangerous secret that might one day threaten life on Earth.

Episode 5 - Uranus & Neptune: Rise of the Ice Giants
First Aired: February. 06,2018

Uranus and Neptune are mysterious, icy worlds at the edge of our solar system, and new discoveries reveal that these strange planets might have helped start life on Earth.

Episode 4 - Death of the Milky Way
First Aired: January. 01,2001

The Milky Way is dying, and using the latest science and discoveries, experts are investigating what's killing it.

Episode 3 - Dark History of the Solar System
First Aired: January. 23,2018

Our solar system hides a dark and violent past, and new discoveries reveal that Earth and the planets were formed from the destruction of strange alien worlds that came before us.

Episode 2 - Twin Suns: The Alien Mysteries
First Aired: January. 16,2018

Planets that orbit two suns instead of one might be deadly hell worlds, but new discoveries reveal that sci-fi star systems with binary stars might be optimal places for alien life.

Episode 1 - Are Black Holes Real?
First Aired: January. 09,2018

New discoveries are challenging everything we know about black holes, and astronomers are beginning to question if they even exist. The latest science tries to explain how they work and what they look like, despite the fact we've never actually seen one.


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