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Alien Earths: Revealed

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So far, nearly all of the planets weve found are within the disk of the Milky Way. One world sits in a globular star cluster far above the plane of the Milky Way.  It is the oldest planet known, a 12 billion year relic from the dawn of time. It has an extraordinary story that includes hopping from one star to another and surviving a supernova blast.

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Take a visual journey beyond our solar system with leading astronomers in search of life among other planets. National Geographic explores bizarre worlds that stretch beyond our imagination through the use of CGI animation. There are planets with iron rain and hot ice, diamonds and endless oceans of gas. From planets with abnormal orbital patterns to planets that drift alone in the Milky Way – could life exist elsewhere?

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