The Universe: The Mega Collection
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Immerse yourself in an astonishing exploration of space with all five seasons of this epic series from History. Shot in HD with stunning footage from NASA and packed with state-of-the-art CGI graphics The Universe takes viewers on a visually arresting journey across the galaxy to bring the beauty and mysteries of the cosmos a little closer to home. Delve into the cataclysmic events that set the stage for life, and visit sites where Earth s birthing process is still in evidence. Relive astronomical triumphs, from the first crude lenses that were able to magnify celestial bodies to probes that blaze to the most distant planets. See the hottest events in the sky, from colliding celestial bodies to collapsing suns. And venture into the uncharted territory of outer space through the visions, studies, and predictions of scientists and explorers on this journey of cosmic discovery, amazement, and adventure.
For the first time ever, The Universe Mega Collection includes all 63 original episodes of all five seasons of this epic series, plus the feature-length documentary Beyond the Big Bang on 19 discs.
- Feature-length documentary: Beyond the Big Bang
- Featurettes: Meteors: Fire in the Sky, Comets: Prophets of Doom, Ask the Universe, Backyard Astronomers
Top Customer Reviews
-The Universe: 7 Wonders of the Solar System [Blu-ray 3D] disc is also included, in the blu ray set. But 3D is obviously not in the dvd set.
-The Universe: The Complete Season Six [Blu-ray] (release May 15, 2012) is NOT in this set.
Compared for instance to the TV series "Through The Wormhole" I think these are way superior in terms of detail, Science level and they captivate much more too. I'd give 100 stars!
This series will give enormous pleasure for many years; I recommend it without any reservation.
As I said, we're really enjoying it so far. They are interesting and engaging, and very informative to someone with only a basic knowledge of astronomy and astrophysics etc. I am sure to someone already very well versed in this area it might be boring or repetitive, but it was just what we were looking for. I have also found it to have just the right mix of commentary and re-enactments etc to be very enjoyable. The images are pretty good as well. So far I have also found the variety of topics covered to hold my attention very well. All in all we are extremely happy with this series; I am looking forward to watching the rest of it!
Most Recent Customer Reviews
A wonderful collection of highly informative episodes detailing many current issues in science using non-technical language enhanced by great videos. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Hassan Sedaghat
This is certainly one of the greatest series of its kind. It's up there with Carl Sagan's Cosmos and Through the Wormhole narrated by Morgan Freeman. Read morePublished 29 days ago by MAGstar
Great science, entertainment, and an incredible visual journey.Published 2 months ago by Darrel Hess