This one-of-a-kind television event creates the first accurate non-stop journey from Earth to the edge of the universe. In one uncut, single camera shot, experience the universe like never before! Accelerate up and out of our atmosphere, past the moon and out of our solar system, to the nearest stars, nebulae, galaxies and beyond - right to the edge of the universe. On this awe-inspiring and unique voyage, encounter the most beautiful, powerful and mysterious phenomena in the cosmos; from pulsars to supermassive black holes, from star nurseries to quasars.
Based on real images from the world's most advanced telescopes, spacecraft and rovers, cutting edge visual effects and CGI combine to create this is the first, accurate non-stop journey from here to infinity. Packed with wonder, excitement and even moments of terror, this 'cosmic zoom' reveals fascinating information that will underline our human connection with these spectacular and far-off phenomena.
For instance, the gold in your wedding ring was forged in deep space billions of years ago in the furious heart of the supernova we see approaching. Or, when we see interference on a TV set, we're watching the violence of the Big Bang itself, the radiation of which is found everywhere. And that most of our bodies are made from the ashes of exploding giant stars.This film explains the fascinating truth of how planets and stars are born - and encounters a whole host of phenomena, from worlds with unimaginable storms, to collisions of super-massive scale and speed, to the distorted world of the black hole.
JOURNEY TO THE EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE was co-produced for Discovery Channel by Handel Productions of Montreal and Pioneer Productions, UK.
Format : AVI
Length : 699 MiB for 1h 31mn 39s 336ms
Codec : XviD
Source : PDTV-WS
Video #0 : MPEG-4 Visual at 936 Kbps
Aspect : 608 x 352 (1.727) at 29.970 fps