The Planets: Ice Worlds

In the far reaches of the solar system, Uranus and Neptune dazzle with unexpected rings, supersonic winds, and dozens of moons. And NASA’s New Horizons gets a stunning up-close view of Pluto before venturing deep into the Kuiper Belt.

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The Planets: Saturn

NASA's Cassini reveals the mysteries of Saturn's rings—and new hope for life on a mo...

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The Planets: Jupiter

Jupiter's massive gravitational force has made it a wrecking ball and a protector of Earth

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The Planets: Mars

Before it was a dry planet, Mars was a wet world that may have hosted life.

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The Planets: Inner Worlds

The rocky planets have similar origins, but only 1 supports life. Was it always this way?