Wonders of the Solar System - Episode Guide

Season 1

Empire of the Sun

Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Mar 7, 2010

Empire of the Sun

Professor Brian Cox explores the sun - the powerhouse of our solar system.

Order Out of Chaos

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Mar 14, 2010

Order Out of Chaos

Professor Brian Cox looks at the rings of Saturn, formed from a chaotic cloud of gas.

The Thin Blue Line

Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Mar 21, 2010

The Thin Blue Line

How an envelope of gas can create some of the most wondrous sights in the solar system.

Dead or Alive

Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Mar 28, 2010

Dead or Alive

Brian Cox shows how a planet's size can make the difference between life and death.

Aliens

Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Apr 4, 2010

Aliens

Brian Cox explores how the search for aliens has followed the search for water.