Secrets of the Universe

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  • 2014
  • 1 Season
  • 7.8  (5)

Secrets of the Universe is an American documentary short about Nahum Arav, a professor of astrophysics at Virginia Tech. In the film, Arav talks about why he became an astrophysicist, the importance of astronomy, and how astronomical research affects society. Arav also describes studying astronomy as a humbling experience with a spiritual element.

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Search for the Edge of the Universe
8. Search for the Edge of the Universe
April 25, 2014
Investigate the boundary between our Solar System and the rest of our universe.
Mysterious Birth of the Moon
7. Mysterious Birth of the Moon
April 24, 2014
Re-live the excitement of the early days of space exploration, from the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights.
Undiscovered Worlds
6. Undiscovered Worlds
April 23, 2014
Do other planets like Earth exist? Travel to distant stars and fly up close to exotic planets. Experience the science shifting our perspectives on humanity's place in the cosmos.
Death of a Star
5. Death of a Star
April 22, 2014
Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of stars.
Oasis in Space
4. Oasis in Space
April 21, 2014
Go on a startling and beautiful voyage through our universe, galaxyand solar system in search of water and water worlds like Earth. Could the presence of water in space mean there is life beyond Earth?
Supervolcanoes
3. Supervolcanoes
April 20, 2014
Look back at rare classes of eruptions that have marshaled the energy that lurks, like a sleeping dragon, beneath the surface of planet Earth. The program moves beyond Earth to explore the impact of giant volcanic eruptions around our solar system.
Dynamic Earth
2. Dynamic Earth
April 19, 2014
With visualizations based on satellite monitoring data and advanced supercomputer simulations, this cutting-edge production follows a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking systems that shape our climate.
Black Holes: the Other Side of Infinity
1. Black Holes: the Other Side of Infinity
April 18, 2014
A presentation of the facts and theory surrounding the astronomical phenomenon of "black holes", using the latest in computer-generated imagery. Theories regarding their origin are presented, along with speculation about what lies with and beyond them.
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Secrets of the Universe is an American documentary short about Nahum Arav, a professor of astrophysics at Virginia Tech. In the film, Arav talks about why he became an astrophysicist, the importance of astronomy, and how astronomical research affects society. Arav also describes studying astronomy as a humbling experience with a spiritual element.

Secrets of the Universe is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on April 18, 2014.

Where to Watch Secrets of the Universe

Secrets of the Universe is available for streaming on the XiveTV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Secrets of the Universe on demand at Amazon Prime and Amazon.

  • Premiere Date
    April 18, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (5)