The warped disc of our galaxy, the Milky Way.
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Milky Way’s warp caused by galactic collision, Gaia suggests

02/03/2020 9824 views 93 likes
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Stellar pair discovered in Gaia16aye microlensing event
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Global Gaia campaign reveals secrets of stellar pair

21/01/2020 3863 views 34 likes
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Gaia untangles the starry strings of the Milky Way

28/08/2019 8604 views 123 likes
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Jupiter's largest moons
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Astronomers spy Europa blocking distant star – thanks to Ga…

25/07/2019 8732 views 120 likes
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Gaia starts mapping our galaxy’s bar

16/07/2019 6853 views 97 likes
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Gaia mapping the stars of the Milky Way
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Gaia’s biggest operation since launch

15/07/2019 7331 views 140 likes
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Pinpointing Gaia from Earth
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Observing Gaia from Earth to improve its star maps

02/05/2019 4628 views 86 likes
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Future motions of the Milky Way, Andromeda and Triangulum galaxies
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Gaia clocks new speeds for Milky Way-Andromeda collision

07/02/2019 19250 views 163 likes
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Artist’s impression of crystallisation in white dwarf
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Gaia reveals how Sun-like stars turn solid after their demi…

09/01/2019 11292 views 160 likes
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A major event in the formation of the Milky Way
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Galactic ghosts: Gaia uncovers major event in the formation…

31/10/2018 19661 views 181 likes
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Sprinting stars in the Milky Way
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Gaia spots stars flying between galaxies

02/10/2018 18153 views 183 likes
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Artist impression of ‘Oumuamua
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Gaia finds candidates for interstellar ‘Oumuamua’s home

25/09/2018 8083 views 107 likes
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Perturbations in the Milky Way
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Gaia hints at our Galaxy’s turbulent life

19/09/2018 17947 views 193 likes
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Beta Pictoris system
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Infant exoplanet weighed by Hipparcos and Gaia

20/08/2018 7360 views 130 likes
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Gaia’s sky in colour
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Gaia creates richest star map of our Galaxy – and beyond

25/04/2018 312573 views 457 likes
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How many stars will there be in the second Gaia data release?
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Call for media: Second data release from ESA's Gaia mission

19/04/2018 3887 views 27 likes
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Close encounters of the stellar kind

31/08/2017 12794 views 111 likes
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Stars speeding through the Galaxy
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Artificial brain helps Gaia catch speeding stars

26/06/2017 7518 views 81 likes
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The future of the Orion constellation

09/06/2017 25026 views 165 likes
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Gaia’s first sky map
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Gaia’s billion-star map hints at treasures to come

14/09/2016 151573 views 391 likes
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Gaia mapping the stars of the Milky Way
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Call for media: First data release from ESA's Gaia mission

01/09/2016 2838 views 35 likes
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Rosetta comet seen by Gaia
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Celebrity comet spotted among Gaia’s stars

03/11/2015 4314 views 70 likes
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Stellar density map
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Gaia's first year of scientific observations

25/08/2015 17453 views 156 likes
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Stellar density map
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Counting stars with Gaia

03/07/2015 16308 views 116 likes
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Artist's impression of Type Ia supernova
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Gaia discovers its first supernova

12/09/2014 18571 views 142 likes
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Gaia: ‘Go’ for science

29/07/2014 9801 views 91 likes
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Gaia calibration image
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Gaia comes into focus

06/02/2014 22444 views 130 likes
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Gaia mapping the stars of the Milky Way
Enabling & Support

The experts behind Gaia's arrival at nothingness

15/01/2014 14987 views 145 likes
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Journey to a billion suns – world premiere of planetarium s…

08/01/2014 12345 views 78 likes
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Gaia liftoff
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Gaia enters its operational orbit

08/01/2014 20551 views 98 likes
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Gaia liftoff
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Liftoff for ESA’s billion-star surveyor

19/12/2013 29432 views 153 likes
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Gaia has ticket to ride

18/12/2013 11067 views 61 likes
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Gaia launch
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Mission control ready for Gaia launch

17/12/2013 13318 views 66 likes
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Farewell to Gaia
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Gaia secured inside fairing

13/12/2013 8541 views 60 likes
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Gaia mapping the stars of the Milky Way
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Call for Media: ESA’s Galaxy-mapping Gaia ready for launch …

12/12/2013 3504 views 17 likes
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Gaia mapping the stars of the Milky Way
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Gaia launch postponement update

23/10/2013 12605 views 70 likes
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Gaia mapping the stars of the Milky Way
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Gaia: launch postponed

22/10/2013 2757 views 33 likes
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Countdown to launch of ESA’s billion-star surveyor

21/10/2013 5246 views 53 likes
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Antonov plane at Toulouse airport during Gaia loading
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Gaia has arrived in French Guiana

23/08/2013 7448 views 60 likes
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Europe bids Gaia a safe journey

27/06/2013 7820 views 60 likes
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Gaia thermal–vacuum test
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Dialling down the heat on ESA’s billion-star surveyor

18/09/2012 624 views 4 likes
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Gaia spreads its wings

07/12/2011 1299 views 2 likes
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Gaia camera array
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Eye of Gaia: billion-pixel camera to map Milky Way

06/07/2011 6934 views 10 likes
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Artist's impression of the Gaia satellite
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Gaia to lift off from Europe’s Spaceport on a Soyuz launcher

16/12/2009 1255 views 1 likes
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Gaia mapping the stars of the Milky Way
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Most extensive mapping of Milky Way a step closer

14/06/2005 707 views 0 likes
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Gaia spacecraft showing deployed sunshield and solar arrays
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Keeping ESA’s ‘lady of space’ cool

21/09/2004 1159 views 3 likes
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Gaia spacecraft
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The billion-pixel camera

09/09/2004 5699 views 35 likes
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Gaia spacecraft
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Mapping the Galaxy, and watching our backyard

25/06/2004 1610 views 1 likes
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