The Universe: Cosmic Phenomena

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Airs Tuesday, February 3 at 9pm/1am ET/PT at 9pm/8c. A variety of cosmic events have both helpful and harmful effects on life on Earth. From the beauty of the Aurora Borealis and rainbows to the dangers of UV radiation and cosmic rays, from the miracle of photosynthesis to the thrill of a meteor shower, COSMIC PHENOMENA explores how the effects generated by the sun and other extra-solar sources can literally get under our skin, scramble our technology, make life possible and threaten our existen