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Season 05, Episode 01 Most Amazing Discoveries

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Nov 23, 2016
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Most Amazing Discoveries Nov 23, 2016 From the furthest reaches of space to our own cosmic backyard, we count down the discoveries that changed everything we know about our universe.

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Season 05, Episode 02 Black Holes: The Secret Origin

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Dec 6, 2016
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Black Holes: The Secret Origin Dec 6, 2016 Recent discoveries could explain how supermassive black holes grow so big, one of the universe's most mysterious questions. Neither dark matter nor cannibalism can fully explain these monsters, but the latest science might finally provide an answer.

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Season 05, Episode 02 Mystery of Planet 9

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Nov 30, 2016
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Mystery of Planet 9 Nov 30, 2016 Scientists have discovered a mysterious ninth planet on the very edge of our solar system. Ten times the size of Earth, this strange world could have moons with extraterrestrial life.

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Season 05, Episode 03 Black Holes: The Secret Origin

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Dec 7, 2016
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Black Holes: The Secret Origin Dec 7, 2016 Recent discoveries could explain how supermassive black holes grow so big, one of the universe's most mysterious questions. Neither dark matter nor cannibalism can fully explain these monsters, but the latest science might finally provide an answer.

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Season 05, Episode 04 Secret History of Pluto

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Jan 4, 2017
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Secret History of Pluto Jan 4, 2017 The first close-up images of Pluto revealed unimaginable secrets of this mysterious frozen world. Now, scientists investigate if Pluto is home to a warm ocean of liquid water beneath its surface, and whether this underground ocean could harbor life.

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Season 05, Episode 05 Stars That Kill

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Jan 11, 2017
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Stars That Kill Jan 11, 2017 The universe is home to real-life Death Stars that could destroy planet Earth. The latest science reveals the terrifying secrets of NASA's six deadliest: vampire stars, supernovas that can vaporize a planet, and unpredictable stars gone rogue.

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Season 05, Episode 06 The Universe's Deadliest

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Jan 18, 2017
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The Universe's Deadliest Jan 18, 2017 The universe is a dangerous place, and we explore the deadliest spots in the cosmos. Between earth and the edge of the universe, there are a million ways to die, and our crash test dummy is on a mission to reveal the worst.

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Season 05, Episode 07 Life and Death on the Red Planet

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Jan 25, 2017
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Life and Death on the Red Planet Jan 25, 2017 Life once existed on Mars, but a series of devastating mass extinctions have made present-day life nearly impossible. The latest science shows how Martian life keeps bouncing back as it transforms from a watery world like Earth into a desert planet.

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Season 05, Episode 08 The Dark Matter Enigma

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Feb 1, 2017
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The Dark Matter Enigma Feb 1, 2017 Dark matter is the biggest mystery of the cosmos. Scientists know that it has been vital to our universe since its birth, and new discoveries reveal that it could create black holes, cause mass extinctions, and might even shape life on Earth itself.

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Season 05, Episode 08 The Dark Matter Enigma

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Jan 31, 2017
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The Dark Matter Enigma Jan 31, 2017 Dark matter is the biggest mystery of the cosmos. Scientists know that it has been vital to our universe since its birth, and new discoveries reveal that it could create black holes, cause mass extinctions, and might even shape life on Earth itself.

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Season 05, Episode 09 Strangest Alien Worlds

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Feb 8, 2017
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Strangest Alien Worlds Feb 8, 2017 Discoveries of new planets have revealed countless worlds much stranger than Earth. Some of these worlds don't have stars, others are made out of diamonds. Will we ever find a planet like Earth, or are these distant worlds stranger than fiction?

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Season 05, Episode 10 Einstein and the theory of relativity

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Feb 6, 2017
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Einstein and the theory of relativity Feb 6, 2017

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