Extreme Universe

Extreme UniverseEver wondered what would happen if you were sucked into a black hole? Or, if wormholes could make time travel a reality?

And could life on Earth survive a huge meteor strike like the one that took out the dinosaurs?

Now you can find out in this captivating series. Join experts as they unravel the most mind-boggling mysteries of the cosmos, using the latest scientific theories, dramatic time sequences and everyday examples of incredible forces.

1. Is Anyone Out There? Exploring our own planet for clues as to what extraterrestrial life might look like, find out how scientists are searching for aliens and what might happen if we were ever to make contact.

2. Collision Course. Meet the scientists working to defend us from a cataclysmic crash, before we explore deep space collisions on a colossal scale.

3. Space Storms. Witness the relentless power of Earth's worst weather, before travelling the universe to find the 17,500kmh winds and methane storms of space.

4. Edge Of Space. Delve into the unknown on a journey into deep oceans and deep space, as we seek the answers to some of mankind's most unfathomable questions.

5. Time Bombs. Planets, moons and stars can all face violent upheaval at any moment. Is it possible to predict when Mother Nature will strike?

6. Star Gates. Throughout history, humans have been fascinated by the stars. Discover how astronomy played a crucial role in early civilisations.

Watch the full documentary now (playlist - 4 hours)

Ratings: 7.05/10 from 19 users.

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31 Comments / User Reviews

  1. Pauleto

    This is the best ever site of documentaries! Thank you, Vlatko, for educating us.

  2. John

    Agreed.. Vlatko.. your the man!

  3. ez2b12

    Wow, thats a long series of doc's. The only part of this I disagree with is the ancient astronaught thing. Thier may be more as I kept falling asleep. Not that the doc was not interesting I am just realy sleepy. In fact I would say this is right up thier with some of my favorites on the site. Thanks Vlatko.
    Does anybody know where a good link to the documentary series called Atom on BBCfour? It is a three part series that deals with the nature of the Atom and related info.

  4. llama484

    And could life on Earth survive a huge meteor strike like the one that took out the dinosaurs? :

    obviously life could survive such an impact because we are here to debate it... duh.

  5. esmuziq

    yes we would survive but not us human beeings but
    animals smaller then 30 cm will live
    llama 484

  6. Achems Razor

    @ ez2b12:

    There is a doc. on TDF. called Atom. Might be the one.

  7. ez2b12

    @ Vlatko

    Thankyou so much. You really have contributed to a lot of peoples understanding of the world around them. From politics to religion, from science to belief, from economics to social movements- You are doing more than you know. Thank you, it is inspiring. To those that sponsor/ finiance this site that goes double, thank you all.

  8. Vlatko

    Thanks @ez2b12.

    Just to note. Nobody is financing the site. The site finances itself.

  9. yourboycal

    It be nice if the people who make these documentarys get as many thank you's as Vlatko gets ^^ . What they mean to say is "Ty Vlatko for finding and classifying all the documentarys for our lazy ass , because our fat fingers cant use google " lol

  10. ez2b12

    @ Yourboycal

    My "fat lazy ass" is too busy caring for a sick father and working on my third degree at the same time to categorize and catalog documentaries. So yes, I come here where someone has done it for me, and for that I thank them. Get over it jack off. Besides if you had been able to comprehend my post above you would have seen that I had found the doc but the link was broken. Vlatko was nice enough to point out that they had the doc here already. Why are you here? Having a lazy streak yourself? Or do you just want to make juvenile comments?

  11. eireannach666


    Im from Cal my friend , and you undermine V's intelligence.
    And his means of drive.



    Thank you , my friend. You saved me the aggression.

  12. Achems Razor

    @ yourboycal:

    Then we do not expect to see you on these docs. anymore, correct?
    If we do, then we will call you rightfully so. "Fat Fingers"

    Kudo's to V. for these docs.

  13. Cliff T


    I dunno, the meteor wiping out the dinosaurs is still only a theory. Nobody actually knows why they disappeared though the asteroid theory is the most accepted.

    I think the best other theory is if the Growing Earth Theory is right. That is, dinosaurs couldn't go on their normal migration patterns and only the dinosaurs that evolved to fly or swim. Of course, that is only a theory as well.

  14. HaTe_MaChInE

    @Cliff T - enormous amounts of data support the Yucatán Peninsula impactor as the main reason for the extinction event. Im sure its not 100% of the reason but its 95% of the reason.

    Since we really have no data about migration patterns from:

    Triassic period: 245 million years ago
    Jurassic period: 208 million years ago
    Cretaceous period: 144 million years ago

    Its hard to blame migration patterns for an abrupt destruction of 95% of all life including ocean animals.

  15. cainer

    ive watched loads of docs on space stuff but i have a nagging problem... its probly just me missing somthing very obvious but...
    ive seen docs that say the universe is still expanding and because of that everything is moving away from everything, which is what you would expect from an explosion.

    if thats the case why is andromida gonna crash into the milkyway in 100 million years time like this and a few other docs claim?

  16. Alx

    :( they sound great

  17. Gonzo


    Don't completely take my word on this. But from what I understand the space between objects in space is constantly expanding. But also the objects in space all move around eatch other because of gravitational pull.

    In a way I like to look at the universe as a larger, and much more complex version of a solar system. Remember that if everything worked "perfectly" in space then nothing would ever happen, no planets, or stars, just matter never colliding just moving away from each other. This "imperfect" universe is the reason why it is like a giant factory, constantly converting energy from one source to another.

  18. Achems Razor


    You have a point, if everything was perfect there would not even be a universe period.

    Perfection means would be a "Void" nothing more perfect than that, it took an imperfection of sorts superimposed on, or in, the void to start things into motion, the big bang, et al.

  19. khortoom

    Galaxies in a cluster are being attracted towards each other, the voids (empty spaces) between clusters are expanding, so after some trillions of years you'll get super-huge galaxy islands with huge emptiness between them, the view on night sky (not on earth's coz' it's doomed after 5 billion years) would be full of stars, but you take a telescope you wouldn't see the far away galaxy clusters anymore... They say the future astronomers will not have any hint whatsoever that there might have been a big bang at the beginning, they'll think the whole cosmos is the super-cluster of galaxies they live in, light from today's edge of the universe will never reach them in trillions of years from now... they'll still be able to perceive the background microwave radiation from big bang, of course in a cooler temperature range, but they'll not know how to explain it...

  20. khortoom

    Andromeda will not crush into milky way in 100 million years, but in a few billion years

  21. maximus_maxwell

    Actually, the Andromeda galaxy will collide with the Milky Way galaxy in about 250,000,000 years according to astronomers and physicists as far as the latest data is concerned; and not 2007/2008 sourced data on wikipedia or other sites. This is what I'm told at least directly from afore mentioned professors of the trade. I don't mean to imply that you sourced wikipedia and my comment isn't meant to be malicious either...just as clarification.

  22. maximus_maxwell

    Great, so as I search various sites for collision dates, I'm getting a large range of answers. A professor tells me one thing and other sources say other things...who's most accurate and who can I trust?

  23. jilted_generation

    Link doesn't work for my country, looks really interesting tho... what a shame.

  24. anuragawasthi

    The Black Hole do not have Time and if we are sucked into one, the clock will stop for us..........The purpose of Black hole is to convert the matter and energy into singularity

  25. Scott Whitaker

    Would it be a true statement to say that a black hole is basicly gravitys success?

  26. neeko giana

    The first two parts to this series I found were not very interesting at all. I cannot speak for other parts to this series unfortunately I've lost the interest to watch them.

  27. Evelyn Zavaleta

    humans have ruined any chance of meeting aliens. "They don't want anything to do with us. I don't think we will ever have a formal relationship, a formal contact, with any alien species out there—

  28. Evelyn Zavaleta

    aliens are roaming the earth in disguise. "Haven't all of us seen something flying in the sky, and it's at some random time of night that doesn't make sense, and it's not the shape of a plane?" I would have to feel the alien's vibe.

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