Stephen Hawking's Universe

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Original run: 31 Aug 1997 – 5 Oct 1997

Country of origin: UK

Genre: Discovery/Science, Educational

Network: BBC TWO UK

Watched by: 178 of 676 141 0.03%

Total running time: 6 hours

Episode duration: 60 minutes

IMDB rating: 8.3 of 10 977 rating: 8.651 of 10 775

MyShows rating: 4.35 of 5 48


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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