How the Universe Works

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  • TV-PG
  • 2010
  • 9 Seasons
  • 8.9  (6,248)

This documentary series uses computer-generated imagery to take a look at the mysterious inner workings of space, the universe, and everything. The series aired on the Discovery Channel in 2010, and narrators for the series included Mike Rowe and Erik Todd Dellums.

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Mystery of Alien Worlds
11. Mystery of Alien Worlds
June 2, 2021
An explosion in the discovery of exoplanets is challenging everything we know about our universe; experts use cutting-edge astronomy to investigate these mysterious alien worlds and how they defy the laws of physics.
Gravitational Waves Revealed
10. Gravitational Waves Revealed
May 26, 2021
Gravitational waves are helping scientists explore the cosmos in revolutionary, new ways, and the discoveries they make are revealing the universe's greatest mysteries.
Birth of Monster Black Holes
9. Birth of Monster Black Holes
May 19, 2021
New discoveries reveal an astonishing supermassive black hole that was born during the earliest days of the cosmos, and finding out how this giant grew so large so quickly may help to explain the very formation of the universe itself.
Secret Lives of Neutrinos
8. Secret Lives of Neutrinos
May 12, 2021
Neutrinos are the most mysterious particles in the universe, and they power some of the most explosive events in the cosmos; new discoveries reveal how these ghosts pass through objects undetected and why they could be the reason we exist.
The Next Supernova
7. The Next Supernova
May 5, 2021
Our galaxy is full of stars ready to explode into supernovas, a stellar detonation powerful enough to destroy all life on Earth; it's an event that hasn't occurred in 400 years, and the search is on to locate which star may be next.
War of The Galaxies
6. War of The Galaxies
April 28, 2021
Galaxies are locked in continual combat across the universe, and our own Milky Way will face its biggest opponent ever, the Andromeda Galaxy, in a titanic and deadly struggle that could create a new and unrecognizable super galaxy.
Curse of the White Dwarf
5. Curse of the White Dwarf
April 21, 2021
White dwarfs are small, dead stars with a dangerous side, capable of exploding into supernovas and destroying planets; new research suggests these mysterious phenomena may be the key to understanding the universe itself.
Aliens Of The Microcosmos
4. Aliens Of The Microcosmos
April 14, 2021
New discoveries reveal the power of microscopic alien organisms.
Secrets of the Sun
3. Secrets of the Sun
April 7, 2021
NASA's Parker Solar Probe investigates our Sun.
Mission to a Comet
2. Mission to a Comet
March 31, 2021
Experts embark on a ground-breaking mission to land on a comet.
Journey to a Black Hole
1. Journey to a Black Hole
March 24, 2021
Journey to the heart of the M87 supermassive black hole, the first and only black hole ever photographed, and explore the mystery of how it grew so large, what lies inside, and how it controls the entire galaxy.
How The Universe Works: Wednesdays At 9Pm
How The Universe Works: Wednesdays At 9Pm

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This documentary series uses computer-generated imagery to take a look at the mysterious inner workings of space, the universe, and everything. The series aired on the Discovery Channel in 2010, and narrators for the series included Mike Rowe and Erik Todd Dellums. How the Universe Works is a series that is currently running and has 9 seasons (92 episodes). The series first aired on April 25, 2010.

Where to Watch How the Universe Works

How the Universe Works is available for streaming on the Discovery Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch How the Universe Works on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Hulu, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, Sling, Google Play, Apple TV and Science Channel.

  • Premiere Date
    April 25, 2010
  • IMDB Rating
    8.9  (6,248)