Venus

NOVA
The Planets: Inner Worlds

 

The rocky planets – Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars – were born of similar material around the same time, yet only one supports life. Were Earth’s neighbors always so extreme? Is there somewhere else in the solar system where life might flourish?

 

 

 

NOVA
The Planets: Mars

NOVA - 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?

 

 

 

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET
Tannhauser

 

James Levine conducts the first Met revival of Wagner’s Tannhauser since 2004. Johan Botha sings the title role, with Peter Mattei, Gunther Groissbock, along with Eva-Maria Westbroek and Michelle DeYoung as the human and divine rivals for Tannhauser’s affection.