How the Universe Works Season 6

Season 6

How the Universe Works Season 6

First Air Date: January 09, 2018

First Aired on    :   2018
Episodes    :   10 episodes



Episodes

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6x10 Mystery of Spacetime (March 13, 2018)


Spacetime is the secret structure that controls our universe, and this strange four-dimensional substance controls time, light, and energy. It will also determine how our universe will end.


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6x09 War on Asteroids (March 06, 2018)


Scientists are using cutting-edge technology to stop an asteroid apocalypse, and for the first time, mankind is closer than ever to keeping Earth safe from these killer space rocks.


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6x08 Strange Lives of Dwarf Planets (February 27, 2018)


Our solar system is home to hundreds of strange, tiny worlds called dwarf planets, and new discoveries reveal the secrets of these mysterious places.


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6x07 The Quasar Enigma (February 20, 2018)


Quasars are the brightest and most powerful objects in our universe, and though they have shaped the cosmos, they might ultimately destroy everything that exists.


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6x06 Secret History of Mercury (February 13, 2018)


Mercury is a deadly world, facing attacks from the Sun, comets, and other planets, and even though it's the smallest planet in our solar system, it has a dangerous secret a dangerous secret that might one day threaten life on Earth.


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6x05 Uranus & Neptune: Rise of the Ice Giants (February 06, 2018)


Uranus and Neptune are mysterious, icy worlds at the edge of our solar system, and new discoveries reveal that these strange planets might have helped start life on Earth.


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6x04 Death of the Milky Way (January 30, 2018)


The Milky Way is dying, and using the latest science and discoveries, experts are investigating what's killing it.


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6x03 Dark History of the Solar System (January 23, 2018)


Our solar system hides a dark and violent past, and new discoveries reveal that Earth and the planets were formed from the destruction of strange alien worlds that came before us.


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6x02 Twin Suns: The Alien Mysteries (January 16, 2018)


Planets that orbit two suns instead of one might be deadly hell worlds, but new discoveries reveal that sci-fi star systems with binary stars might be optimal places for alien life.


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6x01 Are Black Holes Real? (January 09, 2018)


New discoveries are challenging everything we know about black holes, and astronomers are beginning to question if they even exist. The latest science tries to explain how they work and what they look like, despite the fact we've never actually seen one.