Erick Thompson Documentaries

Life and Death of a Star

Life and Death of a Star documentary. Firstly, where are stars born? Found in a region of the cosmos clumps of gas and dust as dark and dense than projected shadows strongest recorded to date in interstellar space for this class of cosmic objects. Infrared observations of these unique regions,[...]

Inner Planets: Venus - Mercury

Science Presenter Erick Thompson 2007 Unrated

Inner Planets: Venus - Mercury documentary.   Venus is the second furthest planet from the sun named after the roman goddess of love and is sometimes referred to as Earth’s sister, however while some similarities exist one could describe it as Earth’s evil twin. When the[...]

The Outer Planets: Uranus - Neptune - Pluto

The Outer planets, Uranus, Pluto and Neptune documentary. This documentary focuses on the cold outer-side of our solar system and its planets.   Uranus   The seventh planet from the sun is Uranus. It was first discovered by William Herschel on March 13th, 1781 using a telescope[...]

Saturn: Lord of the Rings

Science Presenter Erick Thompson 2007 Unrated

Saturn documentary. In this film take a close look at the 6th planet from the sun located 9.8 AU from the sun or about 10 times the distance as the Earth is away. Saturn is the second largest planet in the solar system with an equatorial diameter of 108,728 km which is massive but it is nothing comp[...]

Jupiter: The Giant Planet

Jupiter documentary. In this film, we travel more than 700,000 km out to the gas giant planet Jupiter on a voyage to discover the properties of it and its orbiting moons. Jupiter is by far the largest object orbiting the sun and contains around 70% of the mass of the solar system (excluding the sun[...]

A collection of Erick Thompson documentaries.