8.8/101 Votes Alchetron
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 9
Narrated by Erik Thompson
Created by Flight 33 Productions
Original language(s) English
Theme song The Universe Theme Song
|Running time 44 minutes (for 1-hour episodes)
91 minutes (for 2-hour episodes)|
Production company(s) Flight 33 Productions (81 Episodes) Workaholic Productions (1 Episode)
Cast Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michio Kaku, Erik Thompson, Alexei Filippenko, Laura Danly
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.
The series covers topics concerning space exploration, the Solar System, and astronomical objects in the universe. It shows CGI renderings of these aforementioned, video footage, photographs, and views from scientists, project managers, engineers, advocates, writers and other experts. The episode "7 Wonders of the Solar System", and Season 6 were produced in 3D.