The Universe

The Universe

The Complete Season Four

DVD - 2009
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Transports viewers to places we didn't know existed a year ago. From death stars to ringed planets, star clusters to space wars, The Universe uses new discoveries and more advanced CGI to help explain the mysteries of space.
Publisher: [New York, NY] : A&E Television Network : Distributed by New Video, c2009.
ISBN: 9781422971918
1422971910
Call Number: 523.1 UNIVERSE
Characteristics: 4 DVDs (564 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects: Nonfiction films.
Documentary television programs.
Educational television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Outer space.
Digital video disc.
DVD.
Cosmology.
Astronomy.

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Jeannine8
Sep 01, 2013

I enjoy all the Universe series. I think they accurately portray what is possible and put it in perspective. I disagree with the comments that they use "scare tactics" or "silly doom scenarios." They are, in fact, quite accurate and not overblown, as some have portrayed them to be. If you want to be awed by the incomprehensible size, power, and dimensions of the universe, you will enjoy this series.

brendancarlson Mar 27, 2013

In it's totality, this is a great series, although it does get a bit repetitive and silly with the 'doom' scenarios.

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Denji
Jun 26, 2012

Emotional scare tactics to get you "afraid of the sun" and insulting your intelligence by sticking some Wienie McDoofis on the screen from some "university" making pointless Star Wars references like the repeated "Sun = Death Star".

That was just the first episode of Disk One. I knew what the rest of the series was going to be.

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PatEe
Oct 08, 2010

This is extremely BAD.
It is an endless, and I do mean endless, video of things blowing up - the same picture over and over and over again. There is precious little information in this series.
When they get tired of showing the same clips of planets and stars blowing up, they revert to shooting watermellons (not kidding!) with shotguns and dynamite.
This is boring tedious stuff.
Awful.

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