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OU on the BBC: Stargazing LIVE Series 3 - Episode 3

Updated Thursday 10th January 2013

On the final night of their astronomical adventure, Brian and Dara discuss meteors, comets and asteroids

As part of their discussion, the team reveal how studying these objects can unveil information about the origins of life on Earth.

Meanwhile, Liz Bonnin meets the NASA team tasked with tracking any space objects on a collision course with Earth.

The results of the experiment carried out by the Stargazing viewers - to explore an uncharted area on the surface of Mars - are also revealed.

Visit our Stargazing LIVE hub to order a free Star Guide, watch animated videos, play with planetary interactives and more. See content relevant to this episode below... 

 

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