SEASON 6 of the pioneering series THE UNIVERSE takes viewers further than ever, to the extreme edges of our solar system where chaos and catastrophe bring epic drama to the planets - including some of the most horrifying days on Earth. Through stunning CGI, witness the birth pangs of the solar system, shocked into existence by a nearby supernova, and enduring over 700 million years of brutal bombardment by deadly asteroids; colossal cataclysms that shaped the planets and transformed their climates forever; and startling new scientific discoveries revealing a hellish history of continuous devastation on Earth. And travel to the system's very fringes to explore the possibility that the Sun has an evil twin, a monstrous star known as Nemesis suspected of causing every mass extinction in Earth's history. In signature cutting-edge style, THE UNIVERSE features astounding NASA footage and the opinions of leading astrophysicists to probe even more deeply into the billion-years-old story of the world beyond Earth presented in stunning high-definition on this Blu-ray set.
DISC 1: Catastrophes that Changed the Planets / Nemesis: The Sun's Evil Twin / How the Solar System Was Made / Crash Landing on Mars / Worst Days on Planet Earth
DISC 2: God and the Universe / UFO The Real Deal / How Big, How Far, How Fast / Our Place in the Milky Way / Alien Sounds
DISC 3: Deep Freeze / Microscopic Universe / Ride the Comet / When Space Changed History