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NOVA | Alien Planets Revealed

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Alien Planets Revealed Preview Are we alone—and if not, what might the inhabitants of far-flung worlds look like?

Watch Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 8pm on WMHT TV.

NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler Telescope has discovered thousands of exotic new worlds far beyond our solar system. Are any of them like Earth? And what sort of life could flourish on them? With vivid animation and input from expert astrophysicists and astrobiologists, NOVA takes you on a mind-bending exploration of these strange worlds and the possible creatures we might one day encounter there. 

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