NOVANOVA Wonders Are We Alone? Season 45 Episode 103 | 53m 38s The search for extraterrestrial life is an age-old quest. But recent breakthroughs make today an era unlike any in the history of astronomy. From the exhilarating probing of our own solar system and the Kepler mission’s astounding discovery of thousands of extrasolar planets, to the next-generation telescopes under development, the prospects for finding life beyond Earth have never been stronger. Aired: 04/04/18 Expires: 05/11/21 Rating: TV-PG Closed CaptioningVideo has closed captioning.Buy Now:PBSBuy DVDs AppleBuy on iTunes AmazonBuy on AmazoncheckmarkAdd to WatchlistWatch PreviewProblems Playing Video?Report a ProblemClosed CaptioningShare:Share this video on FacebookFacebookShare this video on TwitterTwitterShare this video on Google PlusGoogleShare this video via EmailE-mailEmbedEmbed Code for this videoEmbed CodeNOVANOVA Wonders Are We Alone?Season 45 Episode 103Width in pixels px Height in pixels px Copied to your clipboardLabelCopy to ClipboardClick to copy embed code for videoCloseCloseReport a ProblemBefore you submit an error, please consult our Troubleshooting Guide.Type of ErrorVideo doesn't loadVideo loads, but doesn't playVideo jumps back/forwardOnly audio is streamingSponsorship playback errorOtherPlease add more detailsCancelSubmit ReportYour report has been successfully submitted. Thank you for helping us improve PBS Video.CloseCloseClose Learn More Down Finding Life Beyond Earth We are on the verge of answering one of the greatest questions in history: Are we alone? How to Find an Exoplanet Want to find another world beyond our solar system? Here are the 5 ways you can do it. The Next Quest for New Worlds There are worlds beyond our own. A new explorer just left Earth to hunt for them. The Strangest Star in the Galaxy Amateurs helped discover Tabby’s star, suggesting citizen scientists may be the x-factor.Episode Links NOVA Wonder's "Are We Alone?" Homepage Shop NOVA Email NewsletterNational corporate funding for NOVA Wonders is provided by Draper. Major funding for NOVA Wonders is provided by National Science Foundation, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and public television viewers, with additional funding for “Are We Alone?” and “What’s the Universe Made Of?” provided by the John Templeton Foundation. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DRL-1420749. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.