The universe is a dangerous place. Threats can come from any direction. But pop culture has played fast and loose with the facts, and quite often the things we know are all wrong, and when you're dealing with the universe, ignorance can be deadly. That's where Phil Plait comes in. He's an 'Alpha Nerd' with a PhD in Astronomy, on a mission to debunk all the junk science out there and reveal the truth. In each episode, he'll show you the real science behind the mysteries of this planet, our solar system and the bad universe we all live in. It might just save your life.
65 million years ago, an asteroid bigger than Mount Everest slammed into the Earth wiping out the dinosaurs. Are we in for the same fate? Phil Plait investigates the possibility and tests some explosive measures that may just save our planet.
The death of a star is one of the most violent forces in the universe capable of causing huge planetary damage.Watch Now:Amazon
Phil Plait explores what it would take for a deadly alien visitation to happen on Earth.Watch Now:Amazon