Space: Flying Visits | A roller-coaster ride through the solar system
CHANNEL | BBC Four
FIRST BROADCAST | 28 July 2005
DURATION | 9 minutes
Powerful enough to tear the Sun apart, black holes lurk in the depths of space like invisible monsters. This edition of 'Space: Flying Visits' asks what it would be like if we were ever unlucky enough to meet one.
The facts in this programme were correct at the time of first broadcast.
Does ET really exist? Is there life on other worlds?
Solar sails and wormholes may provide man with a key to the stars.
The perilous orbits of planet Earth.
The Sun brings our planet life, but will one day destroy it.
Heavy doses of radiation and solar flares stand between us and Mars.
Enter the world of the universe's ultimate killer, the black hole.
Sam Neill reveals there's a bit of a star in all of us.
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