Finding Life Beyond Earth

January 2015
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S1 Ep2 - Moons

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Moons - Scientists used to think our neighbouring planets and moons were fairly boring - mostly cold, dead rocks where life could never take hold. Today, however, the solar system looks wilder than they ever imagined. Powerful telescopes and unmanned space missions have revealed a wide range of dynamic environments - atmospheres thick with organic molecules, active volcanoes and vast saltwater oceans. This ongoing revolution is forcing the experts to expand their ideas about what kinds of world...
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S1 Ep1 - Are We Alone

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Are We Alone? - Scientists used to think our neighbouring planets and moons were fairly boring - mostly cold, dead rocks where life could never take hold. Today, however, the solar system looks wilder than they ever imagined. Powerful telescopes and unmanned space missions have revealed a wide range of dynamic environments - atmospheres thick with organic molecules, active volcanoes and vast saltwater oceans. This ongoing revolution is forcing the experts to expand their ideas about what kinds ...
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