Wonders of the Solar System 2010 | TV Show Watchlist
A look at how the laws of physics shaped wonders across the solar system during visits to extreme locations on Earth.
Premiered: March 7, 2010
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We examine the patterns in the ice on Jupiter's moon Europa, which reveal an ocean far below with more potentially life-giving water than all the oceans on Earth.
Professor Brian Cox travels to the tallest mountain on Earth, the volcano Mauna Kea on Hawaii, to show how something as basic as a planet's size can make the difference between life and death.
Professor Brian Cox takes a flight to the top of earth's atmosphere, where he sees the darkness of space above and our atmosphere below. Against the stunning backdrop of the glaciers of Alaska, Brian reveals his fourth wonder: Saturn's moon Titan.
Discover how beauty and order in Earth's cosmic backyard was formed from nothing more than a chaotic cloud of gas. Out of the celestial maelstrom emerged the jewel in the crown, Brian's second wonder - the magnificent rings of Saturn.
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- Premiered: March 7, 2010
- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: A look at how the laws of physics shaped wonders across the solar system during visits to extreme locations on Earth. (more)
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