Next Episode of How the Universe Works is
Season 5 / Episode 6 and airs on 25 January 2017 03:00
How the Universe Works is the greatest story ever told, the creation of everything us. The programme investigates how the Universe came into existence out of nothing, and how it grew from a miniscule point, smaller than an atomic particle, to the vast cosmos we see today.
Scientists discover volcanoes on alien worlds and wonder whether life exists there.
Examining chaotic weather to help determine whether we are alone in the universe.
Discovering an extraordinary zoo of planetary nightmares outside our own planet.
Could the earth be in the line of fire from the dangerous megaflares from the sun?
Orbits are a creative force and construct the fabric of the Universe.
Following the journey of a comet from its beginning as cosmic detritus floating around the outer limits of the solar system to the outgassing process as the comet approaches the sun. Watch the movement of a comet as it evolves from a chunk of ice and rock into an active nucleus engulfed in a gaseous haze.
Asteroids shaped our past and promise much in the future.
The Earth was formed by a series of cosmic cataclysms.
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