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S01, E01  (First Aired: 
How the universe came into existence out of nothing and grew from a miniscule point, smaller than an atomic particle.
  • Fri 8/18
  • 3:12AM-4:08AM
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S04, E01  (First Aired: 
The history of the Universe lies beneath the hood of your car; The iron in your chassis, the gold in your stereo and the copper in your electronics all owe their existence to violent cosmic events that took place billions of years ago.
  • Fri 8/18
  • 4:08AM-5:04AM
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S04, E05  (First Aired: 
Discovering how life on Earth came to be; the possibility that life on Earth come from another planet.
  • Fri 8/18
  • 5:04AM-6:00AM
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S02, E04  (First Aired: 
Could the earth be in the line of fire from the dangerous megaflares from the sun.
  • Fri 8/18
  • 6:00AM-7:00AM
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S02, E06  (First Aired: 
Watch the movement of a comet as it evolves from a chunk of ice and rock into an active nucleus engulfed in a gaseous haze.
  • Fri 8/18
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
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S02, E02  (First Aired: 
Examining chaotic weather to help determine whether we are alone in the universe.
  • Fri 8/18
  • 8:00AM-9:00AM
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S02, E01  (First Aired: 
Scientists discover volcanoes on alien worlds and wonder whether life exists there.
  • Fri 8/18
  • 9:00AM-10:00AM
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S01, E04  (First Aired: 
The story of how stars were made by the universe and how stars went on to engineer everything else in that universe.
  • Fri 8/18
  • 7:00PM-8:00PM
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S01, E05  (First Aired: 
Understanding large explosions called supernovas.
  • Fri 8/18
  • 8:00PM-9:02PM
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S04, E08  (First Aired: 
Scientists attempt to understand how this strange force of magnetism works.
  • Fri 8/18
  • 9:02PM-10:04PM
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S05, E08  (First Aired: 
Dark matter is the biggest mystery of the cosmos; scientists know that it has been vital to our universe since its birth, and new discoveries reveal that it could create black holes, cause mass extinctions, and might even shape life on Earth itself.
  • Fri 8/18
  • 10:04PM-11:06PM
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S01, E05  (First Aired: 
Understanding large explosions called supernovas.
  • Fri 8/18
  • 11:06PM-12:08AM
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S04, E08  (First Aired: 
Scientists attempt to understand how this strange force of magnetism works.
  • Sat 8/19
  • 12:08AM-1:10AM
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S05, E08  (First Aired: 
Dark matter is the biggest mystery of the cosmos; scientists know that it has been vital to our universe since its birth, and new discoveries reveal that it could create black holes, cause mass extinctions, and might even shape life on Earth itself.
  • Sat 8/19
  • 1:10AM-2:12AM
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S01, E04  (First Aired: 
The story of how stars were made by the universe and how stars went on to engineer everything else in that universe.
  • Sat 8/19
  • 2:12AM-3:12AM
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S03, E09  (First Aired: 
Astronomers search for evidence of another Earth.
  • Mon 8/21
  • 3:12AM-4:08AM
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S01, E03  (First Aired: 
The evolution of galaxies.
  • Mon 8/21
  • 4:08AM-5:04AM
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S02, E05  (First Aired: 
Orbits are a creative force and construct the fabric of the Universe.
  • Mon 8/21
  • 5:04AM-6:00AM
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S01, E08  (First Aired: 
The moon and how it relates to finding alien life in the universe.
  • Mon 8/21
  • 6:00AM-7:00AM
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S05, E04  (First Aired: 
The evolution of life on Mars before a series of cataclysmic events transformed the planet from a watery world to a hostile one; scientists believe life will find a way to continue despite the setbacks.
  • Mon 8/21
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
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S04, E03  (First Aired: 
A look inside the supermassive black hole in the center of the Milky Way to discover terrifying secrets about parallel universes, wormholes, and space-time.
  • Mon 8/21
  • 8:00AM-9:00AM
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S03, E02  (First Aired: 
Examining the ways the universe could come to an end.
  • Mon 8/21
  • 9:00AM-10:00AM
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S02, E03  (First Aired: 
Discovering an extraordinary zoo of planetary nightmares outside our own planet.
  • Mon 8/21
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
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S05, E07  (First Aired: 
The universe is a dangerous place; exploring the deadliest spots in the cosmos; between earth and the edge of the universe, there are a million ways to die; a crash test dummy is on a mission.
  • Mon 8/21
  • 4:00PM-5:00PM
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S05, E03  (First Aired: 
Recent evidence could explain how supermassive black holes grow so big; neither dark matter nor cannibalism can fully explain these beasts, but the latest science may finally provide an answer.
  • Mon 8/21
  • 5:00PM-6:00PM
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S04, E04  (First Aired: 
Huge magnetic bubbles millions of miles wide; strange invisible matter, and a death star tearing through bands of icy comets, flinging them into violent orbits.
  • Mon 8/21
  • 6:00PM-7:00PM
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S05, E06  (First Aired: 
Exploring the real-life Death Stars in the cosmos that could snuff out Earth without much effort; the science of the destructive power behind six of the deadliest stars; vampire stars; supernovas; rogue stars.
  • Mon 8/21
  • 7:00PM-8:00PM
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  • Tue 8/22
  • 2:24AM-3:24AM
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Exploring the inner workings of outer space.
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