Stephen Hawking's Universe

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Original run: 31.08.1997 — 05.10.1997
Country of origin: UK
Genre: Discovery/Science, Educational
Network: BBC TWO
Watched by: 236 876 890
Total running time: 6 hours
Episode duration: 60 min.
Episodes count: 6
IMDB rating: 8.3 of 10 1 051 rating: 8.593 of 10 843


Professor Stephen Hawking looks at the history of mankind's thinking on the Universe, from the ancient Greeks through to the work of Galileo, Newton, Einstein and Hubble. His six-part documentary series covers the major theories in relation to the make up and creation of our universe, including the current thinking on the Big Bang, origins of the universe, dark matter, black holes, etc. The program includes interviews with leading astronomers and scientists, as well as commentary from Stephen Hawking himself. Viewers interested in Astronomy may also want to view the television series Cosmos by Carl Sagan, which offers a more in depth review of Astronomy, especially regarding the history of Astronomy.

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