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The Planets

Professor Brian Cox explores the dramatic lives of the eight majestic planets that make up our Solar System.

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4th August 2021 at 9:00PM
Updated Wednesday 15th May 2019

In this major new landmark series, Professor Brian Cox tells the extraordinary story of our Solar System's four and a half billion years of history, filled with spectacle and drama. Using the data from our very latest explorations of the Solar System combined with ground breaking CGI this series will reveal the beauty and grandeur of eight planets whose stories we are only just beginning to understand. One family. Worlds apart.

The Planets will be broadcast on Tuesdays at 9pm on BBC Two for five weeks from 28th May 2019. To find out more or to watch on iPlayer go to the BBC programme pages.

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