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Astronomers have discovered bizarre planets very different to Earth out in the galaxy, but will we ever locate a planet similar to our own?


Episode 1

Secrets Of The Cosmic Web

New research is beginning to reveal an invisible scaffold of dark matter known as the Cosmic Web, an intergalactic network that transformed the universe.

Episode 2

Curse Of The Cosmic Rays

Cosmic rays that damage human DNA are a serious risk in manned space exploration. Can physicists find the source of the rays and help reduce the danger?

Episode 3

Dark History Of Earth

Earth's past is marked by one cosmic disaster after another, forging the path of human evolution. Experts explore how close the Earth has come to destruction.

Episode 4

Voyager's Ultimate Mission

Experts explore the most astonishing discoveries of the Voyager spacecraft. They examine how the operation has transformed into the ultimate mission.

Episode 6

Hunt For Dark Matter

The mysterious dark matter is thought to be the cosmic glue that holds the universe together, yet the search for it continues to puzzle scientists.

Episode 7

Hunt For The Universe's Origin

Conflicting results make determining the age of the universe difficult. Finding the answer could be the key to many mysteries of the cosmos.

Episode 8

Episode 8

A team of robot sleuths roaming Mars on a mission to uncover its secrets. Now, Perseverance joins them to find out if there was ever life on the red planet.

Episode 9

Episode 9

Experts uncover where a black hole's energy originates. They examine what happens when the two most powerful objects in the cosmos collide.

Episode 10

Episode 10

A fictional asteroid hurtles towards earth. Expert scientists follow the unfolding story, asking what will happen next - and what will we do about it?

Episode 11

Episode 11

New discoveries have rewritten the history of our solar system. They reveal a complex and violent story, from the birth of the sun to its eventual fate.

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