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Tomorrow

7th December

4:40am

About The Show

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

Episodes

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Episode 1

Nightmares Of Neutron Stars

Neutron stars are violent phenomena that defy the laws of physics. New discoveries reveal they have the power to destroy planets and even other stars.

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Episode 2

When Supernovas Strike

Supernovas are the violent death of giant stars. New discoveries reveal how these events create the elements that are essential to all life in the universe.

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Episode 3

How Black Holes Made Us

Black holes aren't simply violent monsters. New discoveries reveal their importance in creating stars, giving light, and building the universe itself.

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Episode 4

Secret World Of Nebulas

Nebulas are the strange structures of cosmic gas and dust where stars are born and die. New discoveries reveal the secrets of these mysterious places.

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Episode 5

The Interstellar Mysteries

Interstellar space is the space between the universe's stars. New discoveries reveal that it's not empty and unremarkable as previously thought.

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Episode 6

Did The Big Bang Really Happen?

New discoveries lead scientists to question if the Big Bang really happened. They investigate if it was the start of many multiverses.

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Episode 7

Battle Of The Dark Universe

Dark matter and energy battle for the cosmos and the winner will determine the universe's fate. New discoveries may reveal which force will win.

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Episode 8

Cassini's Final Secrets

For 20 years NASA's Cassini spacecraft revealed Saturn's strange secrets until it vaporized in its atmosphere. Now, fresh data points to new discoveries.

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Episode 9

Hunt For Alien Life

There are billions of stars in the galaxy, with billions of planets surrounding them. New discoveries force the question - is Earth the only planet with life on it?

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Episode 10

Finding The New Earth

New discoveries have revealed thousands of exoplanets beyond our solar system. Some resemble earth to the extent that one could be a new home for humanity.