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The Earth and the Solar System

Solar system image from Wikimedia Commons

"Solar system" by Harman Smith and Laura Generosa (nee Berwin), graphic artists and contractors to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. - http://www.nasa.gov/. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Threshold 4 looks at the formation of the solar system and the planet Earth.

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