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The Sky at Night – The Forgotten Solar System

The Sky at Night - The Forgotten Solar System: Of the 100 probes that have been sent out into space, only one probe - Voyager 2 in 1989 - has ever sent back any information about the solar system's outer planets. From afar, they seem featureless and devoid of any significant geological activity.     Since then, long-range telescopes have shown that there is much more to Neptune and Uranus than previously thought and that they both warrant closer inspection.…

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Read more about the article Brian Cox’s Adventures in Space and Time episode 4 – What Is Time?
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Brian Cox’s Adventures in Space and Time episode 4 – What Is Time?

Brian Cox's Adventures in Space and Time episode 4 - What Is Time?: Brian explores a simple question that is causing a big stir today: what is time? Modern science shows it to be far stranger than we think. He recalls some highlights from his TV series that touch upon different aspects of this physics conundrum: from a mind-boggling encounter with Doctor Who, to breaking the sound barrier in a Eurofighter in order to see two sunsets in one day,…

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Read more about the article Brian Cox’s Adventures in Space and Time episode 3 – What Is Gravity?
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Brian Cox’s Adventures in Space and Time episode 3 – What Is Gravity?

Brian Cox's Adventures in Space and Time episode 3: Brian takes a fresh look at the concept of gravity, revealing it to be far more than just the force that makes things fall to the ground. Recent scientific breakthroughs are challenging physicists’ ideas of the very nature of reality.     He recalls some of his most iconic TV moments: being first on the scene to meet a space capsule returning three astronauts from the International Space Station; demonstrating how…

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Brian Cox's Adventures in Space and Time episode 2 - Aliens: Are We Alone?
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Brian Cox’s Adventures in Space and Time episode 2

Brian Cox's Adventures in Space and Time episode 2: Brian Cox looks at our attempts to answer one of the most profound questions we can ask – are we alone in the universe? With scientists sending space probes to the furthest reaches of our solar system and beyond, the scientific search for alien life has begun.     Inspired by a childhood love of science fiction, Brian still hopes to hear from ET. In this film, he explains why this…

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Brian Cox’s Adventures in Space and Time episode 1

Brian Cox's Adventures in Space and Time episode 1: Brian believes we are at the start of a new age of space travel, where space flight is on the verge of becoming routine. In this episode, he explores the latest science and takes a new look at his old films and asks: how far can we go in our exploration of the cosmos?     Alternative stream   Brian begins in Russia’s cosmonaut training facility in the outskirts of Moscow,…

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