NOVA "The Planets: Mars"

The Late Heavy Bombardment persisted for thousands of years, obliterating the surfaces of Earth and Mars. CG illustration. Courtesy of BBC Studios.
The Late Heavy Bombardment persisted for thousands of years, obliterating the surfaces of Earth and Mars. CG illustration. Courtesy of BBC Studios.

The Planets: Mars

Mars was once a blue water world studded with active volcanoes. But when its magnetic field and protective atmosphere faded, it became the frozen desert planet we know today. With so many necessary elements in place, did life ever form on Mars?

Rating: 
TVG
Length: 
54 minutes
Closed Caption: 
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