The Universe (Season 3)

The Universe is a History Channel documentary series exploring the wonders of the universe and the advanced physics concepts in the fields of cosmology, astronomy and astrophysics. The Universe (Season 3) consists of twelve episodes, exploring space disasters, mysteries in our universe and wonders of the universe. Topics covered in this season three include: deep space disasters, parallel universes, sex in space, an imaginative look at life on other planets, an apocalyptic attack of asteroids and comets, living in space, the most bizarre things in our universe, and Earth-like planets. The series features a mix of historical footage, photographs from space telescopes, and computer-generated graphics, as well as interviews with experts from universities and scientific institutions around the world.

Deep Space Disasters

Episode 01 - Deep Space Disasters
A look at the history of space disasters and the potential for danger in space - from explosive launches, fiery reentries, fire in an oxygen-rich atmosphere, etc.

Episode 02 - Parallel Universes
A look at the theory of the multiverse - the possibility of parallel dimensions existing where Earth and everyone on it are duplicated many times over.

Episode 03 - Light Speed
A look at the speed of light, the ultimate speed limit enforced by the laws of the universe, and how scientists are looking for ways to exceed it.

Episode 04 - Sex in Space
A look at experiments in human sexuality in space; the psychology of relationships and reproduction that must be addressed if mankind wish to colonize other planets.

Episode 05 - Alien Faces
An imaginative look at life on other planets; it explains how creatures on the surface of Earth can offer a helping hand to understanding life on other planets.

Episode 06 - Deadly Comets and Meteors
A look at how comets and meteors played a role in the formation of the solar system; their possible role in the extinction of the dinosaurs.

Episode 07 - Living in Space
A look at how human colonies could exist in space, from domed cities to underground bases, to orbital habitats, to hollowed-out asteroids.

Episode 08 - Stopping Armageddon
A look at some of the ideas scientists are exploring to save Earth one day from an inevitable meteor impact, including ways to divert near-Earth objects (NEOs) with laser beams.

Episode 09 - Another Earth
A look at how astronomers search for other Earth-like planets around other stars; which stars are candidates for possible discovery.

Episode 10 - Strangest Things
A look at some of the most bizarre things in the universe such as odd moons, strange stars, exotic particles, mysterious black holes, and invisible dark matter.

Episode 11 - Edge of Space
A look at the prospects for the commercialization space such as $20 million dollar vacation trips to the ISS, and the hazards such as cosmic radiation and space debris.

Episode 12 - Cosmic Phenomena
A look at various cosmic phenomena, both "good" - such as the beauty of the Aurora Borealis, and the "bad" - such as the dangers of UV radiation.

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The Universe (Season 2)
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The Universe (Season 4)
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