To the ancients, the heavens were filled with awe and wonder. Looking
out into space inspired fear, superstitions and the building of massive
monuments like Stonehenge. Now, we examine the greatest mysteries of the
past to see if they can finally be solved by modern science.
Did Roman Emperors use massive monuments to track the sun and create
solar special effects? Is there any truth to the ancient practice of
astrology? Can astronomy explain the bad omens that terrified our
ancestors? Does science support the ancient visions of Armageddon? Is
there really a face on Mars? Are ancient Greek theories about alien
planets now being confirmed by the Kepler Space Telescope?
The truth is up there, hidden among the stars, in a place we call The
Runtime: 60 minutes
The Universe: Ancient Mysteries Solved - The Universe (TV series) - Netflix
The Universe is an American documentary television series that features
computer-generated imagery and computer graphics of astronomical objects
in the universe plus interviews with experts who study in the fields of
cosmology, astronomy, and astrophysics. The program is produced by
Flight 33 Productions and Workaholic Productions. The series premiered
on May 29, 2007, on The History Channel and four subsequent seasons were
aired until 2010. Starting from October 25, 2011, new episodes began
airing exclusively on H2.
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