Stephen Hawking's Universe

Stephen Hawking's Universe

1997 - 2011, Science
Stephen Hawking looks at the number of cosmological ideas conceived by humans.

Episode Guide

  • Stephen Hawking's Universe - Aliens (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:


    Hawking considers the possibility of alien, intelligent life.

  • Stephen Hawking's Universe - An Answer to Everything (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    An Answer to Everything

    Scientists are still looking for the cause of the big bang and solve the elusive "theory of everything.".

  • Stephen Hawking's Universe - On the Dark Side (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    On the Dark Side

    Though dark matter makes up an estimated 99 percent of the universe, scientists still debate what it is.

  • Stephen Hawking's Universe - Black Holes and Beyond (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Black Holes and Beyond

    Black holes are collapsed stars whose gravity devours matter.

  • Stephen Hawking's Universe - Cosmic Alchemy (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Cosmic Alchemy

    Scientists investigate the relationship between matter and energy to uncover the essential building blocks of the universe.

  • Stephen Hawking's Universe - Time Travel (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Time Travel

    Stephen Hawking examines whether time travel is possible.

  • Stephen Hawking's Universe - In the Beginning (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    In the Beginning

    The history of cosmology.

  • Stephen Hawking's Universe - Seeing Is Believing (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Seeing Is Believing

    Changing views of the Earth's importance, from being considered the center of the universe 3,000 years ago, to a location in an undistinguished region of space.