The Stability of the Solar System
Air Date: 06/02/2004
Air Time: 7:00 PM EST
Length: 1 Hours, 27 Minutes, 14 Seconds
For over three hundred years, physicists and mathematicians have been trying to understand how stable the Earth really is. Could gravitational forces from other planets lead to drastic changes in Earth’s orbit? Will we collide with other planets or be ejected into interstellar space?