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11.07.2010 | | Posted at 09:38 AM

Science with Alarming Flash

By David Luhrssen
Seasons one of a pair of History Channel series, �The Universe� and �How the Earth was Made,� have been released in a six-disc Blu-ray set, �Earth and Space.� Both programs gather astronomers and expert to talk about interesting subjects including planets, stars and extraterrestrial life, and embed the short interviews in flashy, attention deficit visuals. The problem with some episode...
08.09.2010 | | Posted at 09:07 AM
By David Luhrssen
�The Universe� series has been one of the History Channel�s great successes for factual narratives well grounded despite climbing into the heights of the unknown. Episodes dealing with our Sun and its satellites have been collected on a two-disc Blu-ray set, �The Universe: Our Solar System.� The kinetic visuals maintain a relentless pace even during the sound bites from astronomers and...
02.12.2010 | | Posted at 08:41 AM
By David Luhrssen
The cosmos seems to expand in all directions as the human eye and imagination see further into the mystery with no end in sight. One of History Channel�s most interesting series, �The Universe,� explores space, matter and time��the place we call the universe� as its stentorian narrator puts it. Through snappy visuals and interviews with a mostly well-chosen assortment of academic experts, the se...