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1.1 Universe DVDs - The Universe Season 1

The Universe: The Complete Season One is available on a set of 4 DVDs or 3 Blu-ray disks with a total run time of 705 minutes. In this show the topics discussed range from ancient attempts to map the Universe, to modern scientific understandings of the wonders of Solar System, faraway stars, galaxies, etc.

The Universe Season 1 has 13 episodes (44 minutes each) plus a bonus, 90-minute "Beyond The Big Bang" episode. Complex concepts and theories are explained by relating them to easily graspable concepts. The visuals are awesome.

The Universe Season 1 - A Video Snippet

A snippet of the End of The Earth episode of Universe Season 1

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The Universe Season 1 - A Summary of its Episodes
Episode Name Episode Summary
The Secrets of The Sun A look at how the Sun was formed and how it might die, how it makes its energy, what are sunspots, solar flares, solar eclipses, etc.
Mars, The Red Planet NASA's Mars probes and what life might have looked like if it existed in the past on the Red-planet. A look at Olympus Mons, the largest volcano in the solar system.
End of The Earth Shows how asteroids or comets could collide with our Earth and destroy it. Also shows how solar flares or gamma-ray bursts would end our world, and what scientists can possibly do to save us from such disasters.
Jupiter, The Giant Planet The formation and composition of Jupiter and its 60+ moons, some of which might support life.
The Moon Formation of the Moon and its role in the evolution of life on Earth. NASA's plans of colonization of the Moon.
Spaceship Earth The formation of the Earth, evolution of life, and how earth could be destroyed.
Mercury & Venus, The Inner Planets A look at the two inner planets scorched by the heat of the sun; acid rains, greenhouse of toxic atmosphere... Could strange life-forms evolve on these hostile planets?
Saturn, Lord of the Rings Mysteries of Saturn and its fabulous rings. Are there huge resources of petroleum on Titan, one of Saturn's moons?
Alien Galaxies An amazing view of the distant galaxies as seen through the Hubble Space Telescope.
Life & Death of a Star How stars are born in the Universe and what happens when they die.
The Outer Planets The most distant worlds within our Solar System: Uranus, a gas giant and Triton, its wildly orbiting moon; Neptune and its moons; the dwarf-planet Pluto, which takes 248 years to revolve around the Sun.
Most Dangerous Places The most dangerous things known in space -- black holes, deadly gamma ray bursts, magnetars, and galactic collisions.
Search for E.T. The search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) and the possibility of extraterrestrial life on Europa, Titan and beyond.
Beyond the Big Bang A 90-minute documentary on how the Universe continues to expand at an ever-accelerating rate, and what was there billions of years ago when the Big-Bang occurred. Leading physicists theorize how energy became matter forming stars and galaxies. This is a bonus video on this set of Universe DVDs/Bluray disks

The Universe Season 1 Sets of DVDs and Blu-ray Disks
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