CGI recreation of a possible alien land whale that might exist on a Red Dwarf planet. (PHOTO: PBS)NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler Telescope has discovered thousands of exotic new worlds far beyond our solar system. Are any of them like Earth? And what sort of life could flourish on them? With vivid animation and input from expert astrophysicists and astrobiologists, NOVA takes you on a mind-bending exploration of these strange worlds and the possible creatures we might one day encounter there.
Nova: Alien Planets Revealed, Wednesday at 9 p.m. on PBS 6.