The Universe, Season 1

The Universe, Season 1

The Universe

  • Genre: Nonfiction
  • Release Date: 2007-05-29
  • Advisory Rating: TV-14
  • Episodes: 14
  • iTunes Price: USD 14.99
From 149 Ratings


As the Earth grapples with the effects of global warming, science has increasingly looked to outer space for answers to the glaring threats facing our world. Are there other planets in the Universe with the unique ability to support life--or is there truly no place like home? In 13 awe-inspiring programs, THE UNIVERSE ventures into the uncharted territory of outer space through the visions, studies, and predictions of scientists and explorers, utilizing cutting-edge computer graphics and stunning footage to bring the universe down to earth. From the planets to the stars and out to the edge of the known universe, history and science collide in this epic exploration of space and its limitless potential.


Title Time Price
1 Secrets of the Sun 44:06 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
2 Mars: The Red Planet 44:05 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
3 The End of the Earth: Deep Space Threats 44:06 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
4 Jupiter: The Giant Planet 44:06 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
5 The Moon 44:06 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
6 Spaceship Earth 44:06 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
7 The Inner Planets: Mercury & Venus 44:04 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
8 Saturn: Lord of the Rings 43:56 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
9 Alien Galaxies 44:01 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
10 Life and Death of a Star 44:27 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
11 The Outer Planets 44:25 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
12 The Most Dangerous Place In the Universe 44:27 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
13 Beyond the Big Bang 1:29:53 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
14 Search for ET 44:26 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes


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  • Incredible Show

    By Drbeatz
    Such a good show. Explains everything in easy to understand language but doesnt limit itself in expanding your knowledge of the universe. Highly Recomended!!
  • Amazing series

    By SergeantMonkeyBreath
    This is perhaps one of the best series ever put on TV since Carl Sagan. Seriously. All seasons of this series are packed with awesome facts and amazing animation to explain complex astrophysical concepts. Also included are interviews with scientists like Michio Kaku, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, and Alex Filippenko as well as many other experts in the field. Amazing work, and I hope Discovery continues this series soon to update on the new discoveries since season 6. Already some of the content is dated!!!!
  • Amazing Collection

    By MiamiKd
    Its unbelievable and amazing!!! Its one of my favorite shows. Helps us put thing into perspective. Relaxes my mind while at the same time helps me better understand this marvelous we live in. Love it!! <3
  • Kids Love It Too

    By Jennifer Warburton
    I'm a 9 year old (almost 10 year old) kid and I have a long bus ride to school every morning. I watch these episodes on my bus ride and I love this show. The show is so good that I would change the name from episodes to EPICsodes for this show.
  • Lots of Hype, Tiny Substance

    By Raman SF
    I watched the episode on gamma ray bursts. The entire episode could have been 12 minutes long, and gave the same amount of information. The graphics, while cool, were extremely repetitive. A waste of $2.99.
  • Love it!!!!!!!!!!!

    By Emanuel Velazquez
    Very interesting and keeps me wondering about the universe. No matter what, this show never disappoints. LOVE IT!!!
  • AstRoLoGy

    By I love apple brand
    ive been a fan of astrology since my high school years, this season is great, but i hate the fact that they say the world will end, or come to an end in billions of years from now it dnt make any sense, we only live for about 100 or less years, why believe the world will end in billions of years.. anyway they use that alot, but this season is kool.
  • Sensationalist Junk Turns Me OFF

    By med_oats
    Sure this is based on facts but they just had too little to work with for their sensationalist tendencies. Every other section is about how the earth will be destroyed when in reality we're fine. Too few facts and way to annoying. DON'T BOTHER
  • Please don't judge a book by it's cover.

    By dudelolzorz
    As said in the title, do not rate the series based on 1 episode. Namely episode 3, a few episodes in this tv show are out of place and a lower calibur than most. As a rule, doomsday shows ARE about fear (as said in a lower post), however, this tv show is not about doomsday. one out of 14 (in this season alone) is about fear, but thats what you bought when you payed for a doomsday tv episode. All in all, this is a fantastic tv show, and i bought all 3 seasons
  • Hydrogen Dioxide vs Dihydrogen Oxide

    By head_yenta
    They called water Hydrogen Dioxide. That's HO2, not H2O. Water is Dihydrogen Oxide.