SEASON(S): 3 (13 episodes, 3 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES: a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION: (from Science Channel's press release, July 2011) There is no more all-encompassing source of mystery than the universe. Since the dawn of humanity, its vastness has elicited endless wonder and questions that have consumed mankind's intellect and imagination. This summer, SCIENCE welcomes back Professor Brian Cox, the physicist whom the Los Angeles Times affectionately calls "the nerd who is cooler than you," for the four-part series WONDERS OF THE UNIVERSE. Expanding on the promise of 2010's Peabody Award-winning WONDERS OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM, Cox takes viewers even farther to explore how deep space can be explained - and even experienced - by re-examining the familiar here on Earth. WONDERS OF THE UNIVERSE kicks off on Wednesday, July 27, at 9 PM (ET/PT), with new episodes airing over four consecutive weeks.