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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. 

Phylogenetic trees can tell us where medical problems come from, and how to fight them.

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Roving Gang of Sea Snakes and Fish Terrorize Reef

Lethal sea kraits (snakes) are too slow to catch fish in a straight chase. Fortunately, they have partners in crime shoals of yellow goatfish and trevally who seek...

How Do Hippos Get Clean?

When it comes to skin care, hippos need a little help. Unable to pick up a stick and scratch their own backs, they’ve gone into partnership with a fish called the...

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Five Reasons to Eat Insects

Save room for bugs! They're the future of green cuisine.