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NOVA Universe Revealed: Alien Worlds

Season 48 Episode 17

Ultra-sensitive telescopes have transformed alien planet-hunting from science fiction into enthralling hard fact. Join "NOVA" on a visit to exotic worlds orbiting distant suns to answer an age-old question with thrilling new science: are we alone?

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Take a seat on the ultimate thrill ride to explore nature's strangest and most powerful objects.
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