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This edition: Tales from Other Worlds





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A remarkable exploration of planetary science-the Peabody award-winning series journeys from the arid moons of Jupiter to the frigid waters beneath the polar ice cap. Planet Earth provides a foundation in geology, oceanography, climatology, and astronomy and features the insights of noted scientists such as atmospheric chemist James Lovelock, creator of the Gaia theory and physicist Robin Stebbins, who first detected sunquakes. With stunningly beautiful cinematography and special effects, Planet Earth will inspire viewers to see the earth around them with new eyes.
Through little-seen footage shot in space and special effects, visit the great failed star of Jupiter, probe the raging volcano of Io,and peer through acid rain clouds to see the surface of Venus for the first time.