Originally broadcast as episodes of the television series on History.
From robotic rovers on Mars to NASA probes slamming into comets and deep space telescopes capturing violent images of the birth of stars, season five of this illuminating series explores how these discoveries were made and who made them. Dramatic CGI and interviews with expert cosmologists, astronomers and astrophysicists bring the history of the heavens down to earth and provide a glimpse into our future.
Disc 1. 7 wonders of the solar system -- Mars: the new evidence -- Magnetic storm -- Time travel. Disc 2. Secrets of the space probes -- Asteroid attack -- Total eclipse -- Dark future of the sun.