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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...
10.14.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
The science of nowadays envisions a cosmos wider and weirder than the science of a century or even a quarter century ago. It�s hard for most of us to keep up with the changing theories or fully grasp their implications. The History Channel series �The Universe�provides an elementary lesson in those branches of learning concerned with the universe beyond our Earth. Underlying the eye c...