Join astronomers and astrophysicists as they probe light years beyond the Milky Way, in Understanding The Universe, part of Discovery's popular television series.
The story is told in a documentary way, looking at the present day. The future mission is filmed as a movie. In this episode scenes are changing in these timeframes.
The second part, "The Age of Humans", explores the rise of the human race and civilizations, along with changing weather patterns and climates.
The Life of Earth •
Using one single, unbroken shot, Journey to the Edge of the Universe explores what we would find if we were able to travel the entire length of our universe.
"You might have thought, as I did then, that our species would be on Mars before the century was over"
The Sagan Series •
The Space Shuttle fleet was retired in 2011 after leading international missions for three decades. This is the dramatic story of the tragedies and triumphs of the Space Shuttle fleet, and how it broadened humankind's exploration of space.
Cosmic Front •
An abandoned orphan's dream opens the way to understanding the architecture of thought.
Cosmos: Possible Worlds •