Throughout history, our nightly view of the universe has fuelled our collective imagination. When it comes to the Big Bang, not even the most creative work of imagination can rival what science has revealed about the birth of the universe.
Season Four of Cosmic Vistas zooms in to focus on some familiar solar bodies within our reach.
How well do we really know our celestial neighbours such as Saturn and Mars?
What do we have yet to learn? With the help of satellite technology and the incredible shuttles that put them into orbit, many questions about our solar system's past and future are finally being answered by science.