In this major new landmark series, Professor Brian Cox tells the extraordinary story of our Solar System. For four and a half billion years each of the planets has been on an amazing journey, 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 is a 5-part series airing on BBC2 at 9pm, catch-up on iPlayer.