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Five Facts About the Planet Closest to Our Sun

What makes Venus's next door neighbor unique?

Five Facts About Hot, Volcanic Venus

Our next door neighbor is most like Earth in terms of size and mass.

Inside Look: "The Planets"

PBS journeys through the solar system to explore NOVA’s “The Planets.”

Five Facts About Our Home Planet

Earth is the only known planet to harbor life.

Behind the Scenes: The Making of "The Planets"

See the work that went into creating some of the animations in "The Planets."

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Before it was a dry planet, Mars was a wet world that may have hosted life.

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Jupiter's massive gravitational force has made it a wrecking ball and a protector of Earth

The Planets: Saturn

NASA's Cassini reveals the mysteries of Saturn's rings—and new hope for life on a moon.

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