How the Universe Works
How the Universe Works



First Aired

Apr 25, 2010


How the Universe Works


Network: Discovery

Status: Returning Series


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 Built Your Car

Episode 1

Beneath the hood of your car lies the history of... Read more

Earth, Venus's Evil Twin

Episode 2

There is a hellish planet in our solar system; covered... Read more

Monster Black Hole

Episode 3

A look inside the supermassive black hole in the center... Read more

Edge of the Solar System

Episode 4

Huge magnetic bubbles millions of miles wide; strange invisible matter,... Read more

Dawn of Life

Episode 5

Discovering how life on Earth came to be; the possibility... Read more

Secret History of the Moon

Episode 6

Our Moon is stranger than you think, and we reveal... Read more

The First Oceans

Episode 7

For years, scientists suspected that the oceans came from molecules... Read more

Forces of Mass Construction

Episode 8

Scientists attempt to understand how this strange force of magnetism... Read more

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