Learn more about exotic new worlds beyond our solar system on NOVA

Dec 19, 2013

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.

NOVA airs on Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1.

CGI recreation of an alien "plant" that might exist on a water world.