The Inner Planets: Mercury and VenusScorched by their proximity to the sun, Mercury and Venus are hostile worlds.

One gouged with craters from cosmic collisions and the other a vortex of sulfur, carbon dioxide and acid rain.

Prime examples of planets gone awry, do they serve as a warning for ominous scenarios that might someday threaten Earth?

Cutting-edge computer graphics are used to show what life would be on other planets and to imagine what kind of life forms might evolve in alien atmospheres.

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