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Wonders of the Solar System

Season 1
20207+
Travel through the awesome beauty of our solar system to experience a world of 100-kilometre ice fountains and blood-red storms twice the size of earth. This is a vivid, unprecedented tour featuring the latest scientific data beamed from space.
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Documentary
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English [CC]
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  1. 1. Empire Of The Sun
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    February 19, 2020
    58min
    7+
    Join professor Brian Cox in an investigation of how the laws of nature have carved natural celestial wonders across our solar system. Explore the powerhouse of them all, the sun.
  2. 2. Order Out Of Chaos
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    February 19, 2020
    59min
    7+
    Journey to Tunisia to analyze the way planets orbit our sun, and discover how the tilt of the earth creates our seasonal weather. Join Brian in the Atlas Mountains, as he explains how the ancients observed the rotation of the stars.
  3. 3. The Thin Blue Line
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    February 19, 2020
    59min
    7+
    Something as flimsy as an envelope of gas, also called an atmosphere, can create some of the most wondrous sights in the solar system. Join the ranks of the few privileged astronauts and pilots who have seen this thin blue line with their own eyes.
  4. 4. Dead Or Alive
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    February 19, 2020
    59min
    7+
    Travel to the tallest mountain on earth, the dormant volcano Mauna Kea in Hawaii, to discover how something as basic as a planet's size can make the difference between life and death.
  5. 5. Aliens
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    February 19, 2020
    59min
    7+
    Descend to the bottom of the Pacific Ocean in a submarine with professor Cox to witness the extraordinary life forms that survive in the cold, black waters.

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