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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Filmmakers (279)

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  • Phil Plait's primary photoPhil Plait Himself - Astronomer / Himself - Astronomer, Discover Magazine / Himself - Phd., Astronomer  Less 101,291 39 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 90,456 38 2010–2018
  • Lawrence Krauss's primary photoLawrence Krauss Himself - Cosmologist / Himself - Theoretical Physicist, Arizona State University / Himself - Theoretical Physicist  Less 88,466 35 2010–2018
  • Mike Rowe's primary photoMike Rowe Himself - Narrator / Himself - Narrator (voice) / Narrator  Less 10,939 32 2010–2018
  • Richard Lintern's primary photoRichard Lintern Himself - Narrator  Less 18,518 26 2010–2018
  • 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  Less 54,780 22 2010–2014
  • Hakeem Oluseyi's primary photoHakeem Oluseyi Himself - Astrophysicist / Himself, Astrophysicist  Less 118,709 22 2014–2018
  • Dan Durda's primary photoDan Durda Himself - Planetary Scientist / Himself - Astrophysicist / Himself - Phd., Astrophysicist / Himself - Planetary Scientist, Scientific Consultant / Himself - Planetary Scientist, Southwest Research Institute  Less 367,233 15 2010–2018
  • James S. Bullock's primary photoJames S. Bullock Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 139,419 15 2014–2018
  • Erik Dellums's primary photoErik Dellums Narrator / Himself - Narrator  Less 21,812 14 2012–2015
  • Moogega Cooper's primary photoMoogega Cooper Herself - Planetary Protection Engineer  Less 131,384 14 2015–2018
  • Chris McKay's primary photoChris McKay Himself - Astrobiologist  Less 336,031 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 688,853 8 2010–2014
  • Jani Radebaugh's primary photoJani Radebaugh Herself - Planetary Scientist / Herself - Planetary Geologist / Herself - Planetary Scientist and Geologist  Less 212,664 8 2014–2018
  • Nina Lanza's primary photoNina Lanza Herself - Planetary Scientist  Less 286,943 8 2015–2018
  • Kevin Walsh's primary photoKevin Walsh Himself - Astronomer  Less 405,736 6 2014–2018
  • David Grinspoon's primary photoDavid Grinspoon Himself - Astrobiologist / Himself - Astrobiologist, Denver Museum of Nature & Science  Less 1,084,321 5 2010–2015
  • Alex Filippenko's primary photoAlex Filippenko Himself - Astrophysicist / Himself - Astrophysicist, University of California: Berkeley  Less 281,791 5 2010–2014
  • Max Tegmark's primary photoMax Tegmark Himself - Theoretical Physicist / Himself - Physicist  Less 517,689 5 2014–2018
  • Peter Schultz's primary photoPeter Schultz Himself - Impact Specialist / Himself - Impact Specialist, Brown University / Himself - Impact Specialist, Brown Universiy  Less 802,684 3 2010–2012
  • Sean Carroll's primary photoSean Carroll Himself - Cosmologist / Himself - Theoretical Physicist  Less 308,837 3 2014–2015
  • Amy Mainzer's primary photoAmy Mainzer Herself - Astronomer / Herself - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory  Less 67,551 3 2012–2014
  • David Spergel's primary photoDavid Spergel Himself - Theoretical Physicist / Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 3,902,837 3 2010–2014
  • Katie Freese's primary photoKatie Freese Herself - Cosmologist  Less 189,830 3 2016–2018
  • Todd Thompson's primary photoTodd Thompson Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 6,555,044 2 2017
  • Carolyn Porco's primary photoCarolyn Porco Herself - Cassini Scientist / Herself - Planetary Scientist  Less 423,771 2 2010–2014
  • Stan Love's primary photoStan Love Himself - Astronaut  Less 1,720,283 2 2010
  • Russell Schweickart's primary photoRussell Schweickart Himself - Apollo 9 Astronaut, B612 Foundation  Less 1,760,785 2 2012
  • Andrea Ghez's primary photoAndrea Ghez Herself - Astronomer  Less 1,295,506 2 2010
  • Mark Sykes's primary photoMark Sykes Himself - Planetary Astronomer, Planetary Science Institute  Less 1,781,731 2 2012
  • Claudia Alexander's primary photoClaudia Alexander Herself - Planetary Science / Herself - Planetary Scientist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory  Less 426,132 2 2010–2012
  • Natalie Batalha's primary photoNatalie Batalha Herself - Astrophysicist, NASA Ames Research Center  Less 645,286 2 2012
  • Daniel Lathrop's primary photoDaniel Lathrop Himself - Geophysicist  Less 7,547,565 2 2010–2015
  • Gilbert Collins's primary photoGilbert Collins Himself - Physicist  Less 1,469,621 2 2010–2014
  • Hal Levison's primary photoHal Levison Himself - Planetary Scientist / Himself - Planetary Scientist, Southwest Research Institute  Less 6,834,252 2 2010–2012
  • Cathy Plesko's primary photoCathy Plesko Herself - Planetary Scientist  Less 403,969 2 2017–2018
  • Shep Doeleman's primary photoShep Doeleman Himself - Astronomer  Less 1,736,022 2 2010–2015
  • Janna Levin's primary photoJanna Levin Herself - Theoretical Physicist  Less 221,519 2 2010–2014
  • Jedidah Isler's primary photoJedidah Isler Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 404,225 2 2016–2017
  • Carey Lisse's primary photoCarey Lisse Himself - Astronomer  Less 6,466,536 2 2015
  • Konstantin Batygin's primary photoKonstantin Batygin Himself - Planetary Astrophysicist  Less 8,212,830 2 2016–2018
  • David Kipping's primary photoDavid Kipping Himself - Astronomer / Himself - Astronomer, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics  Less 1,620,827 2 2014–2017
  • Holly Gilbert's primary photoHolly Gilbert Herself - Solar Physicist  Less 291,111 1 2014
  • Mike Brown's primary photoMike Brown Himself - Planetary Astronomer  Less 1,716,907 1 2016
  • Alan Stern's primary photoAlan Stern Himself - New Horizons Principal Investigator  Less 4,573,329 1 2016
  • Stephen Hawking's primary photoStephen Hawking Himself - Theoretical Physicist  Less 9,235 1 2010
  • Steve Squyres's primary photoSteve Squyres Himself - Astronomer  Less 975,358 1 2010
  • Chiara Mingarelli's primary photoChiara Mingarelli Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 1,054,068 1 2016
  • Robert P. Kirshner's primary photoRobert P. Kirshner Himself - Theoretical Physicist  Less 1,331,018 1 2010
  • Michael Strauss's primary photoMichael Strauss Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 1,269,531 1 2010
  • Carlos Frenk's primary photoCarlos Frenk Himself - Cosmologist  Less 74,676 1 2010
  • Amanda Hendrix's primary photoAmanda Hendrix Herself - Planetary Scientist  Less 1,063,862 1 2010
  • Andrew Kirk's primary photoAndrew Kirk Himself - Plasma Physicist  Less 4,349,029 1 2010
  • Gentry Lee's primary photoGentry Lee Himself - Space Flight Engineer  Less 818,133 1 2010
  • Suzanne Staggs's primary photoSuzanne Staggs Herself - Physicist  Less 3,173,823 1 2010
  • Laura Danly's primary photoLaura Danly Herself - Astronomer, Griffith Observatory  Less 281,797 1 2012
  • Robert Hurt's primary photoRobert Hurt Himself - Astronomer, Caltech / IPAC  Less 6,484,922 1 2012
  • David Jewitt's primary photoDavid Jewitt Himself - Astronomer  Less 981,608 1 2015
  • John Spencer's primary photoJohn Spencer Himself - New Horizons Co-Investigator  Less 6,365,365 1 2016
  • Bryan Gaensler's primary photoBryan Gaensler Himself - Astronomer, Center for All-Sky Astrophysics  Less 5,123,254 1 2012
  • Scott Kenyon's primary photoScott Kenyon Himself - Astrophysicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Less 298,161 1 2012
  • Adam Showman's primary photoAdam Showman Himself - Planetary Scientist, University of Arizona  Less 3,659,752 1 2012
  • Les Johnson's primary photoLes Johnson Himself - Advanced Propulsion Technologist  Less 3,744,136 1 2014
  • Lewis Dartnell's primary photoLewis Dartnell Himself - Astrobiologist  Less 4,740,138 1 2015
  • Taylor Wilson's primary photoTaylor Wilson Himself - Nuclear Scientist  Less 275,163 1 2015
  • Andrew Benson's primary photoAndrew Benson Himself - Theoretical Astrophysicist  Less 7,271,317 1 2010
  • Monica Dunford's primary photoMonica Dunford Herself - ATLAS Engineer  Less 95,849 1 2010
  • William Hartmann's primary photoWilliam Hartmann Himself - Planetary Scientist  Less 1,204,637 1 2010
  • Eve Stenson's primary photoEve Stenson Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 2,163,651 1 2010
  • Stan Woosley's primary photoStan Woosley Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 1,821,572 1 2010
  • Juna Kollmeier's primary photoJuna Kollmeier Herself - Astrophysicist, Carnegie Observatories  Less 917,626 1 2012
  • Dante Lauretta's primary photoDante Lauretta Himself - Cosmochemist, University of Arizona  Less 5,167,915 1 2012
  • Alan Guth's primary photoAlan Guth Himself - Theoretical Physicist  Less 6,655,919 1 2014
  • David Dartnell's primary photoDavid Dartnell Himself - Astrobiologist  Less 3,279,233 1 2015
  • Jason Wright's primary photoJason Wright Himself - Astronomer  Less 3,077,875 1 2015
  • Paul Drake's primary photoPaul Drake Himself - Physicist  Less 7,659,948 1 2010
  • Dan Long's primary photoDan Long Himself - SDSS Operations Engineer  Less 1,956,943 1 2010
  • Dan Coe's primary photoDan Coe Himself - Astrophysicist, Space Telescope Science Institute  Less 1,872,944 1 2012
  • Julie McEnery's primary photoJulie McEnery Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 2,207,477 1 2014
  • Risa Wechsler's primary photoRisa Wechsler Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 1,143,792 1 2014
  • Edo Berger's primary photoEdo Berger Himself - Astronomer  Less 4,798,840 1 2015
  • Jena Meinecke's primary photoJena Meinecke Herself - Laboratory Astrophysicist  Less 4,640,910 1 2015
  • Arpita Roy's primary photoArpita Roy Herself - Astronomer  Less 1,192,679 1 2015
  • Jeremiah Ostriker's primary photoJeremiah Ostriker Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 7,187,198 1 2010
  • Jürgen Blum's primary photoJürgen Blum Himself - Experimental Physicist, Institute of Geophysics and Extraterrestrial Physics  Less 2,928,181 1 2012
  • Leroy Chiao's primary photoLeroy Chiao Himself - Astronaut  Less 2,463,398 1 2014
  • Neil Gehrels's primary photoNeil Gehrels Himself - Experimental Physicist  Less 7,530,792 1 2014
  • Saul Perlmutter's primary photoSaul Perlmutter Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 1,742,983 1 2014
  • Dean W. Pesnell's primary photoDean W. Pesnell Himself - Solar Physicist  Less 1,797,135 1 2014
  • Laurie Barge's primary photoLaurie Barge Herself - Astrobiologist  Less 808,815 1 2015
  • Natalie Gosnell's primary photoNatalie Gosnell Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 1,265,568 1 2017
  • T.J. Cox's primary photoT.J. Cox Himself - Theoretical Astrophysicist  Less 1,459,783 1 2010
  • Dorit Donoviel's primary photoDorit Donoviel Herself - Biomedical Scientist  Less 3,015,475 1 2014
  • Matt Penn's primary photoMatt Penn Himself - Solar Astronomer  Less 4,340,406 1 2014
  • Amy Reines's primary photoAmy Reines Herself - Astronomer  Less 1,679,523 1 2014
  • Tara Shears's primary photoTara Shears Herself - Particle Physicist  Less 1,885,731 1 2014
  • Robert Zubrin's primary photoRobert Zubrin Himself - Aerospace Engineer  Less 552,297 1 2014
  • Geoff Bower's primary photoGeoff Bower Himself - Astronomer  Less 6,233,531 1 2015
  • Michael Rampino's primary photoMichael Rampino Himself - Geologist  Less 802,400 1 2017
  • Brenda Frye's primary photoBrenda Frye Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 4,448,003 1 2014
  • Fiona Harrison's primary photoFiona Harrison Herself - Astrophysicist  Less 1,790,838 1 2014
  • Dougal Jerram's primary photoDougal Jerram Himself - Volcanologist  Less 5,379,128 1 2014
  • John Asher Johnson's primary photoJohn Asher Johnson Himself - Astronomer  Less 1,198,389 1 2014
  • Mike Lisa's primary photoMike Lisa Himself - Particle Physicist  Less 4,586,009 1 2014
  • Woody Fischer's primary photoWoody Fischer Himself - Geobiologist  Less 6,394,133 1 2015
  • Karen Meech's primary photoKaren Meech Herself - Astronomer  Less 3,929,076 1 2015
  • Richard Zeebe's primary photoRichard Zeebe Himself - Physicist & Oceanographer  Less 2,905,557 1 2015
  • Harold White's primary photoHarold White Himself - Physicist  Less 1,891,580 1 2014
  • Andrew J.S. Hamilton's primary photoAndrew J.S. Hamilton Himself - Theoretical Physicist  Less 5,202,147 1 2015
  • Joe Incandela's primary photoJoe Incandela Himself - Particle Physicist  Less 5,818,430 1 2014
  • Stephen Mojzsis's primary photoStephen Mojzsis Himself - Geologist  Less 1,441,445 1 2015
  • Heather A. Knutson's primary photoHeather A. Knutson Herself - Assistant Professor of Planetary Science  Less 7,721,931 1 2014
  • Ben Oppenheimer's primary photoBen Oppenheimer Himself - Phd., Astronomer  Less 2,866,142 1 2014
  • Evgenya Shkolnik's primary photoEvgenya Shkolnik Herself - Assistant Professor of Planetary Science  Less 5,528,856 1 2014
  • Kevian Stassun's primary photoKevian Stassun Himself - Phd., Physics and Astronomy  Less 4,404,386 1 2014
  • Erik Asphaug's primary photoErik Asphaug Himself - Planetary Scientist  Less 846,691 1 2018
  • Mike Brown's primary photoMike Brown Himself - Astronomer  Less 2,109,136 1 2018
  • Marina Brozovic's primary photoMarina Brozovic Herself - Planetary Scientist  Less 1,765,172 1 2018
  • Greg Leonard's primary photoGreg Leonard Himself - Astronomer  Less 5,665,464 1 2018
  • Paul M. Sutter's primary photoPaul M. Sutter Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 441,386 1 2018
  • Grant Tremblay's primary photoGrant Tremblay Himself - Astrophysicist  Less 106,035 1 2018
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