Universe: the Complete Season Five

Universe: the Complete Season Five

     
 

As produced by and aired on The History Channel, the science-themed documentary series The Universe carries viewers on a spectacular tours of the cosmos every week. Each episode documents a unique handful of interstellar wonders, drawing on a combination of interviews (featuring astrophysicists, astronomers and cosmologists), CGI graphics, and imagesSee more details below

Overview

As produced by and aired on The History Channel, the science-themed documentary series The Universe carries viewers on a spectacular tours of the cosmos every week. Each episode documents a unique handful of interstellar wonders, drawing on a combination of interviews (featuring astrophysicists, astronomers and cosmologists), CGI graphics, and images pulled from the depths of outer space. Examples of subtopics covered by this program in Season Five (2010) include the birth of stars, NASA probes, comets and robotic rovers; in each case, the series asks how the subjects were discovered, and who discovered them. This bos set contains all eight Season Five episodes of The Universe.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/11/2011
UPC:
0733961236989
Rating:
PG
Source:
A&E Home Video
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
6:00:00
Sales rank:
30,634

Special Features

Closed Caption

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Universe: The Complete Season Five
1. Introduction [1:25]
2. Enceladus [11:01]
3. Great Red Spot [9:03]
4. Asteroid Belt [8:02]
5. Surface of the Sun [6:38]
6. Earth [7:49]
1. Introduction [1:08]
2. Searching for Life [11:20]
3. Water on Mars [8:49]
4. Shaping of Mars [7:34]
5. Meteorite Clues [7:51]
6. Martian Methane [7:15]
1. Introduction [1:43]
2. Magnetic Apocalypse [11:20]
3. Magnetosphere [9:02]
4. Space Weather [7:13]
5. Martian Magnetism [7:26]
6. Power of Solar Flares [7:12]
1. Introduction [1:07]
2. Arrow of Time [13:40]
3. Wormholes [7:47]
4. Large Hadron Collider [7:03]
5. Warp Drive [7:57]
6. Alpha Centauri [6:23]
Disc #2 -- The Universe: The Complete Season Five
1. Introduction [1:44]
2. Robotic Proxies [11:19]
3. Propelling Probes [9:54]
4. Extrasolar Planets [8:12]
5. Analyzing Comets [5:52]
6. Solar Probe [6:58]
1. Introduction [1:15]
2. Predicting Impact [11:36]
3. Past Collisions [9:38]
4. Asteroid Composition [8:12]
5. Landing on an Asteroid [7:18]
6. Preventing Disaster [6:00]
1. Introduction [1:22]
2. Vanishing Sun [11:56]
3. Learning from Eclipse [8:52]
4. Coronagraph [5:13]
5. Solar Maximum [8:34]
6. Light Curves [8:00]
1. Introduction [1:13]
2. Life of the Sun [12:15]
3. Red Giant [8:06]
4. Solar Apocalypse [8:55]
5. Demise of the Sun [6:43]
6. White Dwarf [6:45]

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