Wonders of the Universe Blu-ray

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Who are we? Why are we here? Where do we come from? These are among the most enduring and profound questions we can ask, and it is an essential part of human nature to want to find the answers.

We can trace our ancestry back hundreds of thousands of years to the dawn of humankind, but in reality our story extends much further back: it starts with the beginning of the universe.

Our universe began 13.7 billion years ago, and today it is filled with over 100 billion galaxies, each containing hundreds of billions of stars and a breathtaking array of wonders.

In this groundbreaking new series, Professor Brian Cox tells the epic story of the universe and shows how its story is also our story.
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  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Run Time: 240 Minutes
  • Region: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Studio: BBC Warner
  • Blu-Ray Release Date: August 30, 2011
  • Subtitles: English
  • Audio: ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Color: Color
  • Release Date: 2011

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4 Reviews
4.8

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NoneWonders of the Universe Blu-ray
 
4.8

(based on 4 reviews)

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Pros

  • Entertaining (4)
  • High production value (4)
  • Informative (4)
  • Engaging characters (3)
  • Great cinematography (3)

Cons

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Best Uses

  • Perfect gift (4)
  • At home (3)
  • Younger viewers (3)

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5.0

Fabulous

By Bear

from Laguna Hills, CA

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Pros

  • Entertaining
  • Great Cinematography
  • High Production Value
  • Informative
  • Original

Cons

    Best Uses

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    Comments about this product:

    Breath taking views of the Cosmos.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    How we come from star dust.

    By Michele the Need to Know

    from Lacey, WA.

    About Me Casual Viewer

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    Pros

    • Engaging Characters
    • Entertaining
    • Great Cinematography
    • Great Narrating
    • High Production Value
    • Informative
    • Original

    Cons

    • Not Long Enought

    Best Uses

    • Adult Viewers
    • At Home
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    Comments about this product:

    Love watching this DVD because it makes you think on how we got here. Where are we going. How far can we go? Will we find another earth we can live and work. What happens if we have no sun. How everything is connected. What happens if one thing goes wrong. It all makes you wonder. I always need to know how things work. What we are. Really wish I could go out in space and see all that's out there. See how it all started.

    (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Understanding Astro Physics Made Easy

    By Raven2k4

    from Bartlett, IL

    About Me Movie Buff

    Pros

    • Engaging Characters
    • Entertaining
    • High Production Value
    • Informative
    • Original

    Cons

    • Too short

    Best Uses

    • Expand your mind
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    Comments about this product:

    I tudered college physics and Brian Cox makes Astro physics easy to digest.

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Excellent series

    By Ed

    from Middle america

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    Pros

    • Engaging Characters
    • Entertaining
    • Great Cinematography
    • High Production Value
    • Informative

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • At Home
      • Perfect Gift

      Comments about this product:

      I love this series and I love Brian Cox. He is smart and engaging and easy to listen to. He loves the subject and it effervesces from him.

      On a side note. I should have ordered this on Am azon, I owuld have saved a bundle.

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