6 seasons in, Little Shadow produced over 200+ graphics for How The Universe Works: Season 9. Every year, with new and exciting stories to convey to its watchers – from Secrets of the Sun to The Mystery of Alien Worlds. This programme help us try to understand the ever changing Cosmos in which we live in.

As always, How The Universe Works combines expert opinion with extraordinary computer-generated imagery, from NASA’s revolutionary Juno probe’s daring mission to unlocking Jupiter’s secrets, to examining the possibility of a manned mission to Mars, Season 9 takes this investigation to the next level across ten, 1-hour episodes, and a 2-hour special on asteroids.

“6 seasons working with Simon and his team – each season with more complex stories, but always delivering astonishing graphics.”

Stephen Marsh | Executive Producer, Pioneer Productions

Season 9 comprised of…

“Journey to a Black Hole”
A two-hour episode examines what scientists have learned about M87, the supermassive black hole in the supergiant elliptical galaxy Messier 87. M87 is the first supermassive black hole photographed by the Event Horizon Telescope.

Mission to a Comet
Experts embark on a mission to land on a comet. Rosetta is a space probe launched in 2004 that performed a detailed study of comet 67P using lander module Philae in 2014.

“Secrets of the Sun”
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe investigates the Sun.

“Aliens of the Microcosmos”
New discoveries reveal the power of microscopic alien organisms.

“Curse of the White Dwarf”
Dead stars called white dwarfs may be the key to understanding the cosmos.

“War of the Galaxies”
Discover how galaxies interact across the universe.

“The Next Supernova”
Experts search for the star that may be the next supernova.

“Secret Lives of Neutrinos”
New science reveals why neutrinos are the universe’s strangest particles.

“Birth of Monster Black Holes”
Scientists have discovered one of the first supermassive black holes.

“Gravitational Waves Revealed”
Gravitational Waves allow scientists to explore the universe in a new way.

“Mystery of Alien Worlds”
New discoveries reveal mysterious alien worlds.