Produzida pela NHK do Japão, essa primorosa série de documentários foi exibida no Brasil pela TV Cultura no início dos anos 2000. Contendo 11 episódios, aborda com grande rigor e competência os mistérios do Unverso.
"Every day, scientists receive information which they hope will help to reveal the secrets of the universe. Mountains of data are received from the Hubble telescope and this is complemented by information from numerous planet probes, observation satellites and powerful computers. This series presents the knowledge gained so far in a format that entertains, educates and provokes. Viewers are taken on a magical tour of the universe, courtesy of computer-generated images. The programs include space shots of superb clarity, images of a star being born, and virtual trips around Mars and Venus."
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