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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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6 | 5 | 4 | 3 | 2 | 1 See all »
YEAR
2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2012 | 2010 See all »

Filmmakers (269)

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Cast

NAMESTARMETEREPISODE COUNTYEARS
  • Phil Plait's primary photoPhil Plait Himself - Astronomer / Himself - Astronomer, Discover Magazine / Himself - Phd., Astronomer  Less 100,372 37 2010–2018
  • 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 47,362 36 2010–2018
  • Lawrence Krauss's primary photoLawrence Krauss Himself - Cosmologist / Himself - Theoretical Physicist, Arizona State University / Himself - Theoretical Physicist  Less 63,080 35 2010–2018
  • Richard Lintern's primary photoRichard Lintern Himself - Narrator  Less 12,486 29 2010–2018
  • Mike Rowe's primary photoMike Rowe Himself - Narrator / Himself - Narrator (voice) / Narrator  Less 12,833 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 49,708 22 2010–2014
  • Hakeem Oluseyi's primary photoHakeem Oluseyi Himself - Astrophysicist / Himself, Astrophysicist  Less 112,195 20 2014–2018
  • Erik Dellums's primary photoErik Dellums Narrator / Himself - Narrator  Less 20,965 15 2012–2015
  • James S. Bullock's primary photoJames S. Bullock Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 198,551 15 2014–2018
  • Dan Durda's primary photoDan Durda Himself - Planetary Scientist / Himself - Astrophysicist / Himself - Phd., Astrophysicist / Himself - Planetary Scientist, Southwest Research Institute  Less 538,328 13 2010–2017
  • Moogega Cooper's primary photoMoogega Cooper Herself - Planetary Protection Engineer  Less 111,288 12 2015–2018
  • Chris McKay's primary photoChris McKay Himself - Astrobiologist  Less 435,528 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 850,391 8 2010–2014
  • Jani Radebaugh's primary photoJani Radebaugh Herself - Planetary Scientist / Herself - Planetary Geologist / Herself - Planetary Scientist and Geologist  Less 126,041 7 2014–2017
  • Nina Lanza's primary photoNina Lanza Herself - Planetary Scientist  Less 158,272 7 2015–2017
  • David Grinspoon's primary photoDavid Grinspoon Himself - Astrobiologist / Himself - Astrobiologist, Denver Museum of Nature & Science  Less 2,327,136 5 2010–2015
  • Alex Filippenko's primary photoAlex Filippenko Himself - Astrophysicist / Himself - Astrophysicist, University of California: Berkeley  Less 198,740 5 2010–2014
  • Max Tegmark's primary photoMax Tegmark Himself - Theoretical Physicist / Himself - Physicist  Less 344,352 5 2014–2018
  • Kevin Walsh's primary photoKevin Walsh Himself - Astronomer  Less 634,443 4 2014–2016
  • Peter Schultz's primary photoPeter Schultz Himself - Impact Specialist / Himself - Impact Specialist, Brown University / Himself - Impact Specialist, Brown Universiy  Less 395,130 3 2010–2012
  • Sean Carroll's primary photoSean Carroll Himself - Cosmologist / Himself - Theoretical Physicist  Less 207,966 3 2014–2015
  • Amy Mainzer's primary photoAmy Mainzer Herself - Astronomer / Herself - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory  Less 46,495 3 2012–2014
  • David Spergel's primary photoDavid Spergel Himself - Theoretical Physicist / Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 2,226,739 3 2010–2014
  • Katie Freese's primary photoKatie Freese Herself - Cosmologist  Less 138,501 3 2016–2018
  • Todd Thompson's primary photoTodd Thompson Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 789,954 2 2017
  • Carolyn Porco's primary photoCarolyn Porco Herself - Cassini Scientist / Herself - Planetary Scientist  Less 348,027 2 2010–2014
  • Stan Love's primary photoStan Love Himself - Astronaut  Less 7,282,181 2 2010
  • Russell Schweickart's primary photoRussell Schweickart Himself - Apollo 9 Astronaut, B612 Foundation  Less 591,929 2 2012
  • Andrea Ghez's primary photoAndrea Ghez Herself - Astronomer  Less 477,453 2 2010
  • Mark Sykes's primary photoMark Sykes Himself - Planetary Astronomer, Planetary Science Institute  Less 1,536,985 2 2012
  • Claudia Alexander's primary photoClaudia Alexander Herself - Planetary Science / Herself - Planetary Scientist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory  Less 850,133 2 2010–2012
  • Natalie Batalha's primary photoNatalie Batalha Herself - Astrophysicist, NASA Ames Research Center  Less 331,914 2 2012
  • Daniel Lathrop's primary photoDaniel Lathrop Himself - Geophysicist  Less 4,111,831 2 2010–2015
  • Gilbert Collins's primary photoGilbert Collins Himself - Physicist  Less 1,090,222 2 2010–2014
  • Hal Levison's primary photoHal Levison Himself - Planetary Scientist / Himself - Planetary Scientist, Southwest Research Institute  Less 701,405 2 2010–2012
  • Shep Doeleman's primary photoShep Doeleman Himself - Astronomer  Less 1,054,583 2 2010–2015
  • Janna Levin's primary photoJanna Levin Herself - Theoretical Physicist  Less 130,715 2 2010–2014
  • Jedidah Isler's primary photoJedidah Isler Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 724,566 2 2016–2017
  • Carey Lisse's primary photoCarey Lisse Himself - Astronomer  Less 1,184,552 2 2015
  • David Kipping's primary photoDavid Kipping Himself - Astronomer / Himself - Astronomer, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics  Less 1,636,656 2 2014–2017
  • Holly Gilbert's primary photoHolly Gilbert Herself - Solar Physicist  Less 421,201 1 2014
  • Mike Brown's primary photoMike Brown Himself - Planetary Astronomer  Less 1,522,800 1 2016
  • Alan Stern's primary photoAlan Stern Himself - New Horizons Principal Investigator  Less 7,587,066 1 2016
  • Stephen Hawking's primary photoStephen Hawking Himself - Theoretical Physicist  Less 8,412 1 2010
  • Steve Squyres's primary photoSteve Squyres Himself - Astronomer  Less 775,958 1 2010
  • Konstantin Batygin's primary photoKonstantin Batygin Himself - Planetary Astrophysicist  Less 404,655 1 2016
  • Chiara Mingarelli's primary photoChiara Mingarelli Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 1,744,522 1 2016
  • Robert P. Kirshner's primary photoRobert P. Kirshner Himself - Theoretical Physicist  Less 1,335,181 1 2010
  • Michael Strauss's primary photoMichael Strauss Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 1,825,669 1 2010
  • Carlos Frenk's primary photoCarlos Frenk Himself - Cosmologist  Less 1,852,801 1 2010
  • Amanda Hendrix's primary photoAmanda Hendrix Herself - Planetary Scientist  Less 656,447 1 2010
  • Andrew Kirk's primary photoAndrew Kirk Himself - Plasma Physicist  Less 991,376 1 2010
  • Gentry Lee's primary photoGentry Lee Himself - Space Flight Engineer  Less 609,243 1 2010
  • Suzanne Staggs's primary photoSuzanne Staggs Herself - Physicist  Less 4,266,886 1 2010
  • Laura Danly's primary photoLaura Danly Herself - Astronomer, Griffith Observatory  Less 202,325 1 2012
  • Robert Hurt's primary photoRobert Hurt Himself - Astronomer, Caltech / IPAC  Less 6,622,022 1 2012
  • David Jewitt's primary photoDavid Jewitt Himself - Astronomer  Less 1,499,512 1 2015
  • John Spencer's primary photoJohn Spencer Himself - New Horizons Co-Investigator  Less 4,887,022 1 2016
  • Bryan Gaensler's primary photoBryan Gaensler Himself - Astronomer, Center for All-Sky Astrophysics  Less 1,193,056 1 2012
  • Scott Kenyon's primary photoScott Kenyon Himself - Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Less 367,845 1 2012
  • Adam Showman's primary photoAdam Showman Himself - Planetary Scientist, University of Arizona  Less 437,986 1 2012
  • Les Johnson's primary photoLes Johnson Himself - Advanced Propulsion Technologist  Less 681,180 1 2014
  • Lewis Dartnell's primary photoLewis Dartnell Himself - Astrobiologist  Less 1,113,802 1 2015
  • Taylor Wilson's primary photoTaylor Wilson Himself - Nuclear Scientist  Less 501,330 1 2015
  • Andrew Benson's primary photoAndrew Benson Himself - Theoretical Astrophysicist  Less 821,469 1 2010
  • Monica Dunford's primary photoMonica Dunford Herself - ATLAS Engineer  Less 507,362 1 2010
  • William Hartmann's primary photoWilliam Hartmann Himself - Planetary Scientist  Less 819,220 1 2010
  • Eve Stenson's primary photoEve Stenson Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 5,750,183 1 2010
  • Stan Woosley's primary photoStan Woosley Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 1,449,283 1 2010
  • Juna Kollmeier's primary photoJuna Kollmeier Herself - Astrophysicist, Carnegie Observatories  Less 1,648,739 1 2012
  • Dante Lauretta's primary photoDante Lauretta Himself - Cosmochemist, University of Arizona  Less 2,925,950 1 2012
  • Alan Guth's primary photoAlan Guth Himself - Theoretical Physicist  Less 987,348 1 2014
  • David Dartnell's primary photoDavid Dartnell Himself - Astrobiologist  Less 3,951,227 1 2015
  • Jason Wright's primary photoJason Wright Himself - Astronomer  Less 1,918,457 1 2015
  • Paul Drake's primary photoPaul Drake Himself - Physicist  Less 1,412,602 1 2010
  • Dan Long's primary photoDan Long Himself - SDSS Operations Engineer  Less 6,576,625 1 2010
  • Dan Coe's primary photoDan Coe Himself - Astrophysicist, Space Telescope Science Institute  Less 7,303,902 1 2012
  • Julie McEnery's primary photoJulie McEnery Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 6,038,808 1 2014
  • Risa Wechsler's primary photoRisa Wechsler Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 1,691,904 1 2014
  • Edo Berger's primary photoEdo Berger Himself - Astronomer  Less 1,961,087 1 2015
  • Jena Meinecke's primary photoJena Meinecke Herself - Laboratory Astrophysicist  Less 905,383 1 2015
  • Arpita Roy's primary photoArpita Roy Herself - Astronomer  Less 8,170,676 1 2015
  • Cathy Plesko's primary photoCathy Plesko Herself - Planetary Scientist  Less 306,253 1 2017
  • Jeremiah Ostriker's primary photoJeremiah Ostriker Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 880,351 1 2010
  • Jürgen Blum's primary photoJürgen Blum Himself - Experimental Physicist, Institute of Geophysics and Extraterrestrial Physics  Less 1,571,809 1 2012
  • Leroy Chiao's primary photoLeroy Chiao Himself - Astronaut  Less 1,505,810 1 2014
  • Neil Gehrels's primary photoNeil Gehrels Himself - Experimental Physicist  Less 3,757,593 1 2014
  • Saul Perlmutter's primary photoSaul Perlmutter Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 1,411,396 1 2014
  • Dean W. Pesnell's primary photoDean W. Pesnell Himself - Solar Physicist  Less 2,372,929 1 2014
  • Laurie Barge's primary photoLaurie Barge Herself - Astrobiologist  Less 4,222,406 1 2015
  • Natalie Gosnell's primary photoNatalie Gosnell Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 569,683 1 2017
  • T.J. Cox's primary photoT.J. Cox Himself - Theoretical Astrophysicist  Less 1,163,536 1 2010
  • Dorit Donoviel's primary photoDorit Donoviel Herself - Biomedical Scientist  Less 4,705,080 1 2014
  • Matt Penn's primary photoMatt Penn Himself - Solar Astronomer  Less 6,789,873 1 2014
  • Amy Reines's primary photoAmy Reines Herself - Astronomer  Less 600,299 1 2014
  • Tara Shears's primary photoTara Shears Herself - Particle Physicist  Less 609,574 1 2014
  • Robert Zubrin's primary photoRobert Zubrin Himself - Aerospace Engineer  Less 527,638 1 2014
  • Geoff Bower's primary photoGeoff Bower Himself - Astronomer  Less 7,232,496 1 2015
  • Michael Rampino's primary photoMichael Rampino Himself - Geologist  Less 1,139,997 1 2017
  • Brenda Frye's primary photoBrenda Frye Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 472,387 1 2014
  • Fiona Harrison's primary photoFiona Harrison Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 1,521,831 1 2014
  • Dougal Jerram's primary photoDougal Jerram Himself - Volcanologist  Less 466,162 1 2014
  • John Asher Johnson's primary photoJohn Asher Johnson Himself - Astronomer  Less 8,153,229 1 2014
  • Mike Lisa's primary photoMike Lisa Himself - Particle Physicist  Less 8,414,375 1 2014
  • Woody Fischer's primary photoWoody Fischer Himself - Geobiologist  Less 7,398,905 1 2015
  • Karen Meech's primary photoKaren Meech Herself - Astronomer  Less 1,497,014 1 2015
  • Richard Zeebe's primary photoRichard Zeebe Himself - Physicist & Oceanographer  Less 1,026,243 1 2015
  • Harold White's primary photoHarold White Himself - Physicist  Less 5,403,843 1 2014
  • Andrew J.S. Hamilton's primary photoAndrew J.S. Hamilton Himself - Theoretical Physicist  Less 1,781,367 1 2015
  • Joe Incandela's primary photoJoe Incandela Himself - Particle Physicist  Less 3,267,324 1 2014
  • Stephen Mojzsis's primary photoStephen Mojzsis Himself - Geologist  Less 430,591 1 2015
  • Heather A. Knutson's primary photoHeather A. Knutson Herself - Assistant Professor of Planetary Science  Less 5,845,513 1 2014
  • Ben Oppenheimer's primary photoBen Oppenheimer Himself - Phd., Astronomer  Less 6,440,299 1 2014
  • Evgenya Shkolnik's primary photoEvgenya Shkolnik Herself - Assistant Professor of Planetary Science  Less 7,673,433 1 2014
  • Kevian Stassun's primary photoKevian Stassun Himself - Phd., Physics and Astronomy  Less 5,197,865 1 2014
  • Paul M. Sutter's primary photoPaul M. Sutter Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 718,857 1 2018
  • Grant Tremblay's primary photoGrant Tremblay Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 303,051 1 2018
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