The alien mountains, canyons and craters, inspiring scientists and writers to explore Mars
Astronomer Heather Couper on the importance of the sun to ancient agrarian society.
Post-war, scientists are daring to dream about the prospect of man walking on the moon.
Writer Oliver Morton explores the disappointment that followed the Apollo missions.
Science writer Oliver Morton explores the likelihood of a human return to the moon.
Jim Al-Khalili talks to astrophysicist Lucie Green about studying the sun.
Melvyn Bragg discusses the planet Mars, a source of endless fascination in human history
Jim Al-Khalili and Prof Monica Grady weigh up the evidence for life on Mars.
Jarvis Cocker attempts to fly to the moon, with the aid of astronaut Chris Hadfield.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the planet Saturn.
What would life be like if we had two moons?
Heather considers the struggle to build our knowledge of our own galaxy, the Milky Way.
Ernie Rea and guests discuss the spiritual allure of the moon.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the origins, science and mythology of the moon.
Mike Williams explores why people are so fascinated by the moon.
Can we send our waste into the sun? Drs Rutherford & Fry investigate.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the science of the sun, source of all our energy.