Science Channel’s How the Universe Works Premiering New Season


The latest season of How the Universe Works is set to bow on Science Channel today (January 2) with a two-hour special.

The signature Science Channel space series is returning for its eighth season with a special that investigates the threat of a catastrophic asteroid impact. Other show topics include Jupiter’s Secrets, which follows NASA’s Juno probe; Time Travel, which sees scientists consider real-world possibilities and tackle some of the toughest questions in physics; Star Apocalypse, exploring the effects of stars dying across the universe; and Mission to Mars, a look at whether or not crewed missions to Mars are truly possible.

How the Universe Works is produced for Science Channel by Pioneer Productions.

Wyatt Channel​l, executive producer at Science Channel, said: “How the Universe Works ​continues to explore the amazing research being done by the world’s top scientists. The season premiere examines the very real threat that asteroids represent and what is being done to combat their devastating effects.”