Strip The Cosmos

November 2017
49:45

S1 Ep4 - Expedition Mars

3.0 1 x
This program uses CGI animation to strip apart our cosmic neighbour - Mars - tearing off swirling dust storms, frozen ice caps, and giant volcanoes - layer by layer - to explore the secrets that lie beneath the Red Planet. Mars has been a tough training ground, with half the missions sent there ending in failure. Swirling dust storms, deadly radiation, and arctic temperatures await the first, pioneering, astronauts. Despite the dangers, space agencies around the world race to launch the first h...
49:31

S1 Ep3 - Killer Asteroids

3.0 2 x
This episode strips apart remnants from the early solar system - asteroids - peeling back surfaces, slicing open craters, and exploding out rocks to explore the secrets that lie inside these miniature worlds. Asteroids are constantly threatening Earth, with thousands lurking too close to our planet for comfort. Last year in Chelyabinsk, Russia, a fireball tore across the sky, exploding in the upper atmosphere with the power of 30 atomic bombs and injuring over a thousand people. This asteroid w...
October 2017
50:01

S1 Ep2 - Inside The Sun

3.0 4 x
This series uses stunning CGI to strip apart our home star in the universe - the Sun - tearing off boiling seas of plasma, light particles, and force fields - layer by layer - to explore the secrets that lie beneath the surface of Earth’s powerhouse. The Sun is a nuclear inferno, its surface raging with violent eruptions. Huge plasma storms eject electromagnetic debris across the solar system, with up to 20 threatening Earth every day. Dark spots on the surface indicate that an eruption is brew...
50:00

S1 Ep1 - Secrets Of The Black Hole

3.0 2 x
This new series uses stunning CGI animation to strip major planets, moons, black holes, stars and galaxies of their gas, force-fields, rock and magma - layer by layer, act by act - to explore their hidden secrets and solve key mysteries surrounding the origins and destiny of the universe. What happens inside an exploding star? Can you escape from being sucked into a black hole? Do the inside of comets harbour life? Can we travel through the cosmos inside an asteroid? This fascinating series rev...
March 2017
50:08

S1 Ep6 - Alien Worlds

Expired 3.0 12 x
Alien Worlds - This episode uses stunning CGI to strip apart alien moons and planets – peeling away impenetrable smoggy atmospheres, icy crusts, and lakes of methane – layer by layer - to identify the secret to life elsewhere in the universe. Astronomers now think almost every star has planets orbiting around it, creating billions of different environments in deep space. This epiosde dives to the deepest depths of our galaxy on the search of the places life could be hiding. Stunning CGI animat...
51:03

S1 Ep5 - Hunting A Comet

Expired 3.0 11 x
Hunting A Comet - This episode uses stunning CGI to strip apart Comets - peeling away the dusty coma and the famous tail to explore the secrets of these mysterious visitors from deep space. Comets appear from nowhere and then blaze across the sky in a magnificent display of cosmic fireworks before disappearing into the darkness. This documentary reveals how these icy dirt balls may actually hold the key to all life on Earth. We visit the scientists at NASA whose mission is to harpoon a comet an...
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