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The Universe

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8.6/10
73/100
78 Ratings
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2007 - 2015

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This educational show explores many scientific questions and topics about the universe (Big Bang, the Sun, the planets, black holes, other galaxies, astrobiology etc.) through latest CGI, data and interviews with scientists. The Universe has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Philo, free on The Roku Channel, streaming via tv everywhere with The History Channel (Via Cable/Satellite Provider), and 4 others. It's a documentary and history show with 97 episodes over 9 seasons. The Universe is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.6 (5,939 votes).

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Streaming availability last updated: 03:04:05 AM, 07/14/2024 PST

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This educational show explores many scientific questions and topics about the universe (Big Bang, the Sun, the planets, black holes, other galaxies, astrobiology etc.) through latest CGI, data and interviews with scientists. The Universe has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Philo, free on The Roku Channel, streaming via tv everywhere with The History Channel (Via Cable/Satellite Provider), and 4 others. It's a documentary and history show with 97 episodes over 9 seasons. The Universe is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.6 (5,939 votes).

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Documentary

2007

14+ (TV-14)

9 Seasons

US

Writer

Laura Verklan

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78 Ratings
#2362of all TV Shows

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EPISODE GUIDE

The Universe Season 9 Overview

Apr 18, 2015 - May 23, 2015

Season 9 of The Universe has 6 episodes that are available for Rent or Purchase on Prime Video, Apple TV.

The Universe Season 9 Episodes

Season 09, Episode 06 Roman Engineering
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S09 E06Roman Engineering
May 23, 2015

Examining Roman engineering, its relevance to the sun, and its impact on life in the ancient empire.

S09 E06 of The Universe is available for Rent or Purchase on Prime Video, Apple TV.

Season 09, Episode 05 Predicting the Future
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S09 E05 Predicting the Future
May 16, 2015

Examining whether tracking astronomical phenomena can actually predict the future.

S09 E05 of The Universe is available for Rent or Purchase on Prime Video.

Season 09, Episode 04 Alien Worlds
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S09 E04 Alien Worlds
May 9, 2015

In search of alien worlds, from ancient Greek philosophers to the discoveries made possible with the Kepler project.

S09 E04 of The Universe is available for Rent or Purchase on Prime Video, Apple TV.

The Universe Season 8 Overview

Apr 18, 2015 - May 23, 2015

Season 8 of The Universe has 6 episodes that are available to stream on History Vault and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

The Universe Season 8 Episodes

Season 08, Episode 06 Roman Engineering
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S08 E06 Roman Engineering
May 23, 2015

Do Rome's ancient monuments have secret connections to the Sun? New archaeological evidence, confirmed by NASA data and recreated in...

S08 E06 of The Universe is available to stream on History Vault and for Rent or Purchase on 2 Services.

Season 08, Episode 05 Predicting the Future
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S08 E05 Predicting the Future
May 16, 2015

Many believe that the celestial movement of the Sun, planets and moon gives us the blueprint for life, and governs...

S08 E05 of The Universe is available to stream on History Vault and for Rent or Purchase on 3 Services.

Season 08, Episode 04 Alien Worlds
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S08 E04 Alien Worlds
May 9, 2015

The ancients believed that the universe consisted of countless worlds we could not see, and argued endlessly over the nature...

S08 E04 of The Universe is available to stream on History Vault and for Rent or Purchase on 3 Services.

The Universe Season 7 Overview

Mar 1, 2014 - Jun 17, 2012

Season 7 of The Universe has 7 episodes that are available to stream on Philo, DIRECTV STREAM, Roku, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

The Universe Season 7 Episodes

Season 07, Episode 07 When Space Changed History
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S07 E07 When Space Changed History
Jun 17, 2012

The Halocene Impact Working Group postulates that minor comet impacts are fairly frequent but still catastrophic enough to alter human...

S07 E07 of The Universe is available to stream on DIRECTV STREAM, Roku, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

Season 07, Episode 06 Ride the Comet
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S07 E06 Ride the Comet
Jun 10, 2012

Board a virtual space ship to travel along with a variety of comets; long and short period, sun grazers, comets...

S07 E06 of The Universe is available to stream on Philo, DIRECTV STREAM, Roku, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

Season 07, Episode 05 Microscopic Universe
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S07 E05 Microscopic Universe
Jun 3, 2012

The key to understanding the universe seems to be understanding its smallest components. But reconciling the two has proved to...

S07 E05 of The Universe is available to stream on Philo, DIRECTV STREAM, Roku, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 1 Service.

The Universe Season 6 Overview

Oct 25, 2011 - Jun 17, 2012

Season 6 of The Universe has 14 episodes that are available to stream on Philo, DIRECTV STREAM, History Vault, Roku, History, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

The Universe Season 6 Episodes

Season 06, Episode 14 When Space Changed History
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S06 E14 When Space Changed History
Jun 17, 2012

It may seem like seem like science fiction, but the cosmos isn't just something way out there. Many times in...

S06 E14 of The Universe is available to stream on History Vault and for Rent or Purchase on 3 Services.

Season 06, Episode 13 Ride the Comet
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S06 E13 Ride the Comet
Jun 10, 2012

Hitch a ride on the journey of a comet as it roars from the cold, dark outer reaches of the...

S06 E13 of The Universe is available to stream on History Vault, History and for Rent or Purchase on 3 Services.

Season 06, Episode 12 Microscopic Universe
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S06 E12 Microscopic Universe
May 20, 2012

Within our immense universe lies a lesser-known world of tiny particles. From strange ghostly neutrinos that pass right through matter...

S06 E12 of The Universe is available to stream on History Vault, History and for Rent or Purchase on 3 Services.

The Universe Season 5 Overview

Jul 29, 2010 - Sep 23, 2010

Season 5 of The Universe has 8 episodes that are available to stream on Philo, DIRECTV STREAM, History Vault, Roku, History, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

The Universe Season 5 Episodes

Season 05, Episode 08 Dark Future of the Sun
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S05 E08 Dark Future of the Sun
Sep 23, 2010

It's the apocalyptic finale of our galactic neighborhood, We've now uncovered sizzling clues about our home star's violent demise. And...

S05 E08 of The Universe is available to stream on Philo, DIRECTV STREAM, History Vault, Roku, History, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Season 05, Episode 07 Total Eclipse
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S05 E07 Total Eclipse
Sep 16, 2010

We earthlings have what may be a unique opportunity in all the universe to view a stellar corona during a...

S05 E07 of The Universe is available to stream on Philo, DIRECTV STREAM, History Vault, Roku, History, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Season 05, Episode 06 Asteroid Attack
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S05 E06 Asteroid Attack
Sep 2, 2010

This program repeatedly hammers home the catastrophic impact of a large asteroid impact on earth. Several known large impacts of...

S05 E06 of The Universe is available to stream on DIRECTV STREAM, History Vault, Roku, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

The Universe Season 4 Overview

Aug 18, 2009 - Nov 10, 2009

Season 4 of The Universe has 12 episodes that are available to stream on Philo, DIRECTV STREAM, History Vault, Roku, History, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

The Universe Season 4 Episodes

Season 04, Episode 12 Extreme Energy
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S04 E12 Extreme Energy
Nov 10, 2009

Ours is a universe of energy, from powerful jets ejected from black holes to the raw nuclear fury of our...

S04 E12 of The Universe is available to stream on DIRECTV STREAM, History Vault, Roku, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Season 04, Episode 11 Science Fiction, Science Fact
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S04 E11 Science Fiction, Science Fact
Nov 3, 2009

Is science-fiction rooted in science? Has science caught up to science-fiction, past and present? Is there any scientific technology that...

S04 E11 of The Universe is available to stream on Philo, DIRECTV STREAM, History Vault, Roku, History, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Season 04, Episode 10 Pulsars & Quasars
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S04 E10 Pulsars & Quasars
Oct 27, 2009

They sort of sound like the same phenomenon, but Pulsars and Quasars are very different. Pulsars are tiny--only a few...

S04 E10 of The Universe is available to stream on Philo, DIRECTV STREAM, History Vault, Roku, History, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

The Universe Season 3 Overview

Nov 11, 2008 - Feb 17, 2009

Season 3 of The Universe has 12 episodes that are available to stream on Philo, DIRECTV STREAM, History Vault, Roku, History, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

The Universe Season 3 Episodes

Season 03, Episode 12 Cosmic Phenomena
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S03 E12 Cosmic Phenomena
Feb 17, 2009

A variety of cosmic events have both helpful and harmful effects on life on Earth. From the beauty of the...

S03 E12 of The Universe is available to stream on Philo, DIRECTV STREAM, History Vault, Roku, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Season 03, Episode 11 Edge of Space
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S03 E11 Edge of Space
Feb 3, 2009

Practical applications and emerging difficulties of earth orbit are described.

S03 E11 of The Universe is available to stream on Philo, DIRECTV STREAM, History Vault, Roku, History, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Season 03, Episode 10 Strangest Things
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S03 E10 Strangest Things
Jan 27, 2009

Strange interstellar phenomena such as cosmic alcohol clouds, planets orbiting pulsars and dark energy is discussed.

S03 E10 of The Universe is available to stream on Philo, DIRECTV STREAM, History Vault, Roku, History, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

The Universe Season 2 Overview

Nov 27, 2007 - Apr 29, 2008

Season 2 of The Universe has 18 episodes that are available to stream on Philo, DIRECTV STREAM, History Vault, Roku, History, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

The Universe Season 2 Episodes

Season 02, Episode 18 Cosmic Apocalypse
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S02 E18 Cosmic Apocalypse
Apr 29, 2008

Program examines the possible ways the universe could come to an end. The most likely scenario, eternal expansion, is expected...

S02 E18 of The Universe is available to stream on Philo, DIRECTV STREAM, History Vault, Roku, History, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Season 02, Episode 17 Gravity
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S02 E17 Gravity
Apr 22, 2008

Program presents scientists current understanding of gravity and some of the phenomenon it causes.

S02 E17 of The Universe is available to stream on Philo, DIRECTV STREAM, History Vault, Roku, History, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Season 02, Episode 16 Biggest Things in the Universe
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S02 E16 Biggest Things in the Universe
Apr 15, 2008

Compared to the largest things in the universe galaxies are trifles compared to super clusters, voids, lyman alpha blobs, and...

S02 E16 of The Universe is available to stream on Philo, DIRECTV STREAM, History Vault, Roku, History, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

The Universe Season 1 Overview

Mar 29, 2007 - Sep 4, 2007

Season 1 of The Universe has 14 episodes that are available to stream on Philo, DIRECTV STREAM, History Vault, Roku, History, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

The Universe Season 1 Episodes

Season 01, Episode 14 Beyond the Big Bang
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S01 E14 Beyond the Big Bang
Sep 4, 2007

The universe began with a massive expansion, billions and billions of years ago, and it continues to expand with every...

S01 E14 of The Universe is available to stream on Philo, DIRECTV STREAM, History and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Season 01, Episode 13 Search for E.T.
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S01 E13 Search for E.T.
Aug 28, 2007

In a galaxy filled with a billion stars, in a universe filled with a hundred billion galaxies--are we alone? SETI--the...

S01 E13 of The Universe is available to stream on DIRECTV STREAM, Roku, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

Season 01, Episode 12 Most Dangerous Places
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S01 E12 Most Dangerous Places
Aug 21, 2007

Scientist describe the current understanding of exotic stars; magnetars, black holes and quasars with an obsession about how they would...

S01 E12 of The Universe is available to stream on Philo, DIRECTV STREAM, History Vault, Roku, History, The Roku Channel (Free) and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.

All Seasons of The Universe

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