Journey to the Birth of the Solar System

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Each meteorite plucked off the ground, every moon rock collected by Apollo astronauts and every measurement recorded by NASA’s far-flung probes has given planetary scientists important clues and insights into how our solar system formed and evolved. Join physicist David Kaplan on Quanta Magazine's tour showing how the sun, the Earth and the other planets came to be.


Narrator: David Kaplan
Writers: Natalie Wolchover and David Kaplan
Executive Producers: Judith Hoffman and Thomas Lin
Producers: Natalie Wolchover and Lucy Reading-Ikkanda
Director: Troy Bieser
Director of Photography: Jordan Pilgrim
Editor, VR Creator, Animation: Jim Bowhall
Sound: Jamie Shepard

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Release date:18 May 2018, 08:55
Duration:06 m 29 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Type: Solar System
Solar System


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