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How the Universe Works (2010– )

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SUMMARY
A users guide to the cosmos from the big bang to galaxies, stars, planets and moons. Where did it all come from and how does it all fit together. A primer for anyone who has ever looked up at the night sky and wondered.
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2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2012 | 2010 See all »

Filmmakers (248)

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Cast

NAMESTARMETEREPISODE COUNTYEARS
  • Phil Plait's primary photoPhil Plait Himself - Astronomer / Himself - Astronomer, Discover Magazine / Himself - Phd., Astronomer  Less 97,664 36 2010–2017
  • Michelle Thaller's primary photoMichelle Thaller Herself - Astronomer / Herself - Astronomer, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center / Herself - Astronomer, NASA Goddard Space Flight Cente / Herself - Phd., Astronomer, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center  Less 62,908 35 2010–2017
  • Lawrence Krauss's primary photoLawrence Krauss Himself - Cosmologist / Himself - Theoretical Physicist, Arizona State University / Himself - Theoretical Physicist  Less 62,718 34 2010–2017
  • Richard Lintern's primary photoRichard Lintern Himself - Narrator  Less 26,237 28 2010–2015
  • Mike Rowe's primary photoMike Rowe Himself - Narrator / Himself - Narrator (voice) / Narrator  Less 14,664 26 2010–2017
  • Michio Kaku's primary photoMichio Kaku Himself - Theoretical Physicist / Himself - Theoretical Physicist, City University of New York / Himself - Phd., Theoretical Physicist, City University of New York / Himself - Teoretical Physicist  Less 48,935 22 2010–2014
  • Hakeem Oluseyi's primary photoHakeem Oluseyi Himself - Astrophysicist / Himself, Astrophysicist  Less 99,725 19 2014–2017
  • Erik Dellums's primary photoErik Dellums Narrator / Himself - Narrator  Less 24,961 15 2012–2015
  • James S. Bullock's primary photoJames S. Bullock Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 320,695 14 2014–2017
  • Dan Durda's primary photoDan Durda Himself - Planetary Scientist / Himself - Astrophysicist / Himself - Phd., Astrophysicist / Himself - Planetary Scientist, Southwest Research Institute  Less 287,328 13 2010–2017
  • Moogega Cooper's primary photoMoogega Cooper Herself - Planetary Protection Engineer  Less 118,101 11 2015–2017
  • Chris McKay's primary photoChris McKay Himself - Astrobiologist  Less 557,473 9 2010–2017
  • Geoff Marcy's primary photoGeoff Marcy Himself - Astronomer, University of California: Berkley / Himself - Astronomer / Himself - Phd., Astronomer, University of California Berkley  Less 1,544,398 8 2010–2014
  • Jani Radebaugh's primary photoJani Radebaugh Herself - Planetary Scientist / Herself - Planetary Geologist / Herself - Planetary Scientist and Geologist  Less 135,102 7 2014–2017
  • Nina Lanza's primary photoNina Lanza Herself - Planetary Scientist  Less 127,379 7 2015–2017
  • David Grinspoon's primary photoDavid Grinspoon Himself - Astrobiologist / Himself - Astrobiologist, Denver Museum of Nature & Science  Less 5,741,281 5 2010–2015
  • Alex Filippenko's primary photoAlex Filippenko Himself - Astrophysicist / Himself - Astrophysicist, University of California: Berkeley  Less 144,558 5 2010–2014
  • Max Tegmark's primary photoMax Tegmark Himself - Theoretical Physicist / Himself - Physicist  Less 360,700 4 2014–2017
  • Kevin Walsh's primary photoKevin Walsh Himself - Astronomer  Less 663,777 4 2014–2016
  • Peter Schultz's primary photoPeter Schultz Himself - Impact Specialist / Himself - Impact Specialist, Brown University / Himself - Impact Specialist, Brown Universiy  Less 1,086,540 3 2010–2012
  • Sean Carroll's primary photoSean Carroll Himself - Cosmologist / Himself - Theoretical Physicist  Less 146,963 3 2014–2015
  • Amy Mainzer's primary photoAmy Mainzer Herself - Astronomer / Herself - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory  Less 45,696 3 2012–2014
  • David Spergel's primary photoDavid Spergel Himself - Theoretical Physicist / Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 1,042,856 3 2010–2014
  • Todd Thompson's primary photoTodd Thompson Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 517,168 2 2017
  • Carolyn Porco's primary photoCarolyn Porco Herself - Cassini Scientist / Herself - Planetary Scientist  Less 144,121 2 2010–2014
  • Stan Love's primary photoStan Love Himself - Astronaut  Less 775,414 2 2010
  • Russell Schweickart's primary photoRussell Schweickart Himself - Apollo 9 Astronaut, B612 Foundation  Less 488,219 2 2012
  • Andrea Ghez's primary photoAndrea Ghez Herself - Astronomer  Less 460,767 2 2010
  • Mark Sykes's primary photoMark Sykes Himself - Planetary Astronomer, Planetary Science Institute  Less 1,461,180 2 2012
  • Claudia Alexander's primary photoClaudia Alexander Herself - Planetary Science / Herself - Planetary Scientist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory  Less 591,675 2 2010–2012
  • Natalie Batalha's primary photoNatalie Batalha Herself - Astrophysicist, NASA Ames Research Center  Less 291,159 2 2012
  • Daniel Lathrop's primary photoDaniel Lathrop Himself - Geophysicist  Less 2,372,523 2 2010–2015
  • Gilbert Collins's primary photoGilbert Collins Himself - Physicist  Less 2,424,502 2 2010–2014
  • Hal Levison's primary photoHal Levison Himself - Planetary Scientist / Himself - Planetary Scientist, Southwest Research Institute  Less 5,531,794 2 2010–2012
  • Shep Doeleman's primary photoShep Doeleman Himself - Astronomer  Less 795,968 2 2010–2015
  • Janna Levin's primary photoJanna Levin Herself - Theoretical Physicist  Less 336,107 2 2010–2014
  • Jedidah Isler's primary photoJedidah Isler Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 437,628 2 2016–2017
  • Carey Lisse's primary photoCarey Lisse Himself - Astronomer  Less 5,331,262 2 2015
  • Katie Freese's primary photoKatie Freese Herself - Cosmologist  Less 67,954 2 2016–2017
  • David Kipping's primary photoDavid Kipping Himself - Astronomer / Himself - Astronomer, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics  Less 919,630 2 2014–2017
  • Holly Gilbert's primary photoHolly Gilbert Herself - Solar Physicist  Less 338,939 1 2014
  • Mike Brown's primary photoMike Brown Himself - Planetary Astronomer  Less 1,606,227 1 2016
  • Alan Stern's primary photoAlan Stern Himself - New Horizons Principal Investigator  Less 5,610,447 1 2016
  • Stephen Hawking's primary photoStephen Hawking Himself - Theoretical Physicist  Less 8,055 1 2010
  • Steve Squyres's primary photoSteve Squyres Himself - Astronomer  Less 3,709,506 1 2010
  • Konstantin Batygin's primary photoKonstantin Batygin Himself - Planetary Astrophysicist  Less 518,048 1 2016
  • Chiara Mingarelli's primary photoChiara Mingarelli Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 450,800 1 2016
  • Robert P. Kirshner's primary photoRobert P. Kirshner Himself - Theoretical Physicist  Less 3,804,205 1 2010
  • Michael Strauss's primary photoMichael Strauss Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 1,739,531 1 2010
  • Carlos Frenk's primary photoCarlos Frenk Himself - Cosmologist  Less 4,509,398 1 2010
  • Amanda Hendrix's primary photoAmanda Hendrix Herself - Planetary Scientist  Less 557,808 1 2010
  • Andrew Kirk's primary photoAndrew Kirk Himself - Plasma Physicist  Less 6,275,281 1 2010
  • Gentry Lee's primary photoGentry Lee Himself - Space Flight Engineer  Less 449,245 1 2010
  • Suzanne Staggs's primary photoSuzanne Staggs Herself - Physicist  Less 868,966 1 2010
  • Laura Danly's primary photoLaura Danly Herself - Astronomer, Griffith Observatory  Less 188,695 1 2012
  • Robert Hurt's primary photoRobert Hurt Himself - Astronomer, Caltech / IPAC  Less 5,937,259 1 2012
  • David Jewitt's primary photoDavid Jewitt Himself - Astronomer  Less 6,488,312 1 2015
  • John Spencer's primary photoJohn Spencer Himself - New Horizons Co-Investigator  Less 7,593,401 1 2016
  • Bryan Gaensler's primary photoBryan Gaensler Himself - Astronomer, Center for All-Sky Astrophysics  Less 7,531,313 1 2012
  • Scott Kenyon's primary photoScott Kenyon Himself - Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Less 255,546 1 2012
  • Adam Showman's primary photoAdam Showman Himself - Planetary Scientist, University of Arizona  Less 3,125,358 1 2012
  • Les Johnson's primary photoLes Johnson Himself - Advanced Propulsion Technologist  Less 6,899,458 1 2014
  • Lewis Dartnell's primary photoLewis Dartnell Himself - Astrobiologist  Less 7,352,093 1 2015
  • Taylor Wilson's primary photoTaylor Wilson Himself - Nuclear Scientist  Less 559,877 1 2015
  • Andrew Benson's primary photoAndrew Benson Himself - Theoretical Astrophysicist  Less 1,293,828 1 2010
  • Monica Dunford's primary photoMonica Dunford Herself - ATLAS Engineer  Less 418,890 1 2010
  • William Hartmann's primary photoWilliam Hartmann Himself - Planetary Scientist  Less 6,936,595 1 2010
  • Eve Stenson's primary photoEve Stenson Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 1,002,656 1 2010
  • Stan Woosley's primary photoStan Woosley Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 1,086,715 1 2010
  • Juna Kollmeier's primary photoJuna Kollmeier Herself - Astrophysicist, Carnegie Observatories  Less 765,162 1 2012
  • Dante Lauretta's primary photoDante Lauretta Himself - Cosmochemist, University of Arizona  Less 3,146,376 1 2012
  • Alan Guth's primary photoAlan Guth Himself - Theoretical Physicist  Less 637,374 1 2014
  • David Dartnell's primary photoDavid Dartnell Himself - Astrobiologist  Less 3,555,044 1 2015
  • Jason Wright's primary photoJason Wright Himself - Astronomer  Less 6,796,337 1 2015
  • Paul Drake's primary photoPaul Drake Himself - Physicist  Less 3,814,365 1 2010
  • Dan Long's primary photoDan Long Himself - SDSS Operations Engineer  Less 4,165,934 1 2010
  • Dan Coe's primary photoDan Coe Himself - Astrophysicist, Space Telescope Science Institute  Less 6,136,184 1 2012
  • Julie McEnery's primary photoJulie McEnery Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 1,667,242 1 2014
  • Risa Wechsler's primary photoRisa Wechsler Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 3,359,926 1 2014
  • Edo Berger's primary photoEdo Berger Himself - Astronomer  Less 1,518,809 1 2015
  • Jena Meinecke's primary photoJena Meinecke Herself - Laboratory Astrophysicist  Less 784,782 1 2015
  • Arpita Roy's primary photoArpita Roy Herself - Astronomer  Less 1,384,609 1 2015
  • Cathy Plesko's primary photoCathy Plesko Herself - Planetary Scientist  Less 193,783 1 2017
  • Jeremiah Ostriker's primary photoJeremiah Ostriker Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 1,132,720 1 2010
  • Jürgen Blum's primary photoJürgen Blum Himself - Experimental Physicist, Institute of Geophysics and Extraterrestrial Physics  Less 2,901,016 1 2012
  • Leroy Chiao's primary photoLeroy Chiao Himself - Astronaut  Less 3,066,895 1 2014
  • Neil Gehrels's primary photoNeil Gehrels Himself - Experimental Physicist  Less 3,847,685 1 2014
  • Saul Perlmutter's primary photoSaul Perlmutter Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 633,953 1 2014
  • Dean W. Pesnell's primary photoDean W. Pesnell Himself - Solar Physicist  Less 3,472,848 1 2014
  • Laurie Barge's primary photoLaurie Barge Herself - Astrobiologist  Less 1,072,364 1 2015
  • Natalie Gosnell's primary photoNatalie Gosnell Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 327,369 1 2017
  • T.J. Cox's primary photoT.J. Cox Himself - Theoretical Astrophysicist  Less 1,508,618 1 2010
  • Dorit Donoviel's primary photoDorit Donoviel Herself - Biomedical Scientist  Less 4,113,913 1 2014
  • Matt Penn's primary photoMatt Penn Himself - Solar Astronomer  Less 3,869,005 1 2014
  • Amy Reines's primary photoAmy Reines Herself - Astronomer  Less 1,617,884 1 2014
  • Tara Shears's primary photoTara Shears Herself - Particle Physicist  Less 7,730,516 1 2014
  • Robert Zubrin's primary photoRobert Zubrin Himself - Aerospace Engineer  Less 494,141 1 2014
  • Geoff Bower's primary photoGeoff Bower Himself - Astronomer  Less 7,712,752 1 2015
  • Michael Rampino's primary photoMichael Rampino Himself - Geologist  Less 589,541 1 2017
  • Brenda Frye's primary photoBrenda Frye Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 889,426 1 2014
  • Fiona Harrison's primary photoFiona Harrison Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 998,290 1 2014
  • Dougal Jerram's primary photoDougal Jerram Himself - Volcanologist  Less 5,070,860 1 2014
  • John Asher Johnson's primary photoJohn Asher Johnson Himself - Astronomer  Less 1,344,267 1 2014
  • Mike Lisa's primary photoMike Lisa Himself - Particle Physicist  Less 788,440 1 2014
  • Woody Fischer's primary photoWoody Fischer Himself - Geobiologist  Less 2,784,987 1 2015
  • Karen Meech's primary photoKaren Meech Herself - Astronomer  Less 7,389,230 1 2015
  • Richard Zeebe's primary photoRichard Zeebe Himself - Physicist & Oceanographer  Less 5,673,390 1 2015
  • Harold White's primary photoHarold White Himself - Physicist  Less 1,614,918 1 2014
  • Andrew J.S. Hamilton's primary photoAndrew J.S. Hamilton Himself - Theoretical Physicist  Less 6,165,584 1 2015
  • Joe Incandela's primary photoJoe Incandela Himself - Particle Physicist  Less 1,453,553 1 2014
  • Stephen Mojzsis's primary photoStephen Mojzsis Himself - Geologist  Less 7,749,359 1 2015
  • Heather A. Knutson's primary photoHeather A. Knutson Herself - Assistant Professor of Planetary Science  Less 7,864,378 1 2014
  • Ben Oppenheimer's primary photoBen Oppenheimer Himself - Phd., Astronomer  Less 4,539,655 1 2014
  • Evgenya Shkolnik's primary photoEvgenya Shkolnik Herself - Assistant Professor of Planetary Science  Less 885,167 1 2014
  • Kevian Stassun's primary photoKevian Stassun Himself - Phd., Physics and Astronomy  Less 3,672,434 1 2014
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