The BEST episodes directed by Lorne Townend

Solar Systems
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#1 - Solar Systems

How the Universe Works - Season 1 - Episode 7

Is our solar system unique? Since the first discovery of a planet orbiting another star, some 280 alien solar systems have been identified. It's only by looking at solar systems far beyond our own, that we can understand how remarkable our universe is.

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#2 - Supernovas

How the Universe Works - Season 1 - Episode 5

Stars are not eternal; they are dying in unimaginably large explosions called supernovas. Second only to the Big Bang, these explosions are where creation and destruction meet. Only now have we begun to understand how these wonders in our sky work.

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