Assignment Discovery: Moon Theories
On Discovery Channel's series, "Assignment Discovery," we learn about how important the formation of the moon was for life here on earth.
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On Discovery Channel's "Planet Storm," learn about solar storms and how they can effect the Earth and astronauts in space.
Planet Storm: Io's Atmosphere
On Discovery Channel's "Planet Storm," learn how studying volcanic plumes on Earth can tell us a lot about Jupiter's moon Io.
Planet Storm: Ozone Layer
Using Jupiter's moon Io as an example, learn what will happen to a planet without an ozone layer on Discovery Channel's "Planet Storm."
Planet Storm: Io's Volcanoes
On Discovery Channel's "Planet Storm," learn about the volcanoes on Jupiter's moon Io. Could the volcanic activity mean that the moon is growing an atmosphere?
Planet Storm: Jupiter's Storms
On Discovery Channel's "Planet Storm," watch as a professor of atmospheric sciences recreates Jupiter's red spot using a spinning bowl of water.
Space School: Pluto
At 3.7 billion miles from the sun, the dark world of Pluto has remained a puzzle to scientists. Learn more about new findings on this distant former planet in the following clip from the Science Channel's "Space School."
Planet Storm: Jupiter Probed
On Discovery Channel's "Planet Storm," learn about the Jupiter probe sent by the Galileo mission in order to study the conditions on the surface of Jupiter.
Space School: Saturn
Saturn may be famous for its rings, but this gas giant also happens to possess the most powerful winds in our solar system. Learn more about Saturn in this segment from the Science Channel's "Space School."
Space School: The Milky Way
Despite being one of billions of galaxies in the universe, the Milky Way is special. Find out why in this video from the Science Channel's "Space School."
Solar Empire: Rings of Uranus
Uranus has rings like Saturn, but not as impressive. The rings were formed when a massive asteroid collided with Uranus. Learn more about Uranus' rings on TLC's "Solar Empire."
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