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  • Observing Pluto show

    Observing Pluto

    Knowledge of Pluto is limited. Only in the last 20 years have we been able to make useful observations.

    (03:00)
  • Planet or Pluto? show

    Planet or Pluto?

    Pluto, stripped of its planet status, now marks a new frontier in exploration and our search for life.

    (01:59)
  • Pluto show

    Pluto

    The New Horizons spacecraft is equipped with the best instruments that we have for observing Pluto.

    (00:34)
  • Phenomenal show

    Phenomenal

    Saturn has always fascinated us because it is the most phenomenologically rich planet in the Solar System.

    (03:05)
  • Saturn's Rings show

    Saturn's Rings

    The rings of Saturn are one of the most iconic images in the Solar System, beautiful and thin.

    (03:01)
  • Saturn Orbit show

    Saturn Orbit

    The navigation of Saturn's rings allowed the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft to establish orbit around Saturn.

    (03:05)
  • Moon Debris show

    Moon Debris

    Saturn's rings are probably the remnants of a destroyed moon that have been stretched by gravitational forces.

    (03:06)
  • Equinox show

    Equinox

    At the equinox of Saturn, when the Sun is low, the 3D nature of the rings is thrown into relief.

    (03:09)
  • Unforgettable Saturn show

    Unforgettable Saturn

    Beautiful on the outside, seething on the inside, Saturn would make for an unforgettable visit.

    (02:29)
  • Gas to Liquid show

    Gas to Liquid

    Saturn changes from a gas ball to a liquid ball as you descend, with bizarre traits that we don't understand.

    (00:38)
  • 2160 hour day show

    2160 hour day

    Mercury's day lasts for three months and when the Sun sets, it is accompanied by a spectacular light show.

    (03:14)
  • Clues to the Past show

    Clues to the Past

    Mercury's surface has remained undisturbed since the dawn of the Solar System, giving us clues to the past.

    (03:17)
  • Shrinking Mercury show

    Shrinking Mercury

    Mercury is shrinking, its core accounts for 60% of its mass. NASA's Messenger spacecraft investigates.

    (03:01)
  • Caloris Basin show

    Caloris Basin

    Messenger has already mapped most of Mercury and revealed an enormous crater named the Caloris Basin.

    (03:03)
  • Sun Burn show

    Sun Burn

    Both Mercury and Earth are bombarded by the Sun but the Earth has a protective magnetic field to protect it.

    (02:58)
  • Earth's Twin show

    Earth's Twin

    Venus was once the twin of Earth but something happened to turn it into the alien planet we see today.

    (02:17)
  • Black Sky show

    Black Sky

    Mercury would seem to be like the moon with a black sky ablaze with the Sun.

    (00:38)
  • Clyde Tombaugh show

    Clyde Tombaugh

    Pluto was discovered in 1930 by Clyde Tombaugh through a series of painstaking observations.

    (03:04)
  • Stan’s Skull show

    Stan’s Skull

    Dr. Manning begins to examine the skull of the second most complete fossil of a T. Rex ever discovered.

    (03:01)
  • Strange Shape show

    Strange Shape

    Phil uses a block of foam to try and recreate the brain case of a Tyrannosaurus Rex.

    (03:00)