Horizon: Secrets of the Solar System
A look at how new planets being discovered are forcing scientists to rewrite the history of our own solar system
New planets are now being discovered outside our solar system on a regular basis, and these strange new worlds are forcing scientists to rewrite the history of our own solar system. Far from a simple story of stable orbits, the creation of our solar system is a tale of hellfire, chaos and planetary pinball.
It’s a miracle our Earth is here at all.