Gaia in the Media

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26/06/2018 - [Universitats i Recerca] - Interview with Xavier Luri and Carme Jordi: “La missió Gaia representa un salt en tots els aspectes: ara veiem allò que abans només podíem deduir”

25/06/2018 - [Radio interview] - Minia Manteiga interviewed on the Gaia Mission

17/05/2018 - [Spiegel Online] - Reiseführer durch die Galaxis

16/05/2018 - [] - Astronomy picture of the day

01/05/2018 - [ESA Science] - Gaia data release 2: Virtual Reality Resources

30/04/2018 - [ESA Space in Images] - Rotation of the Large Magellanic Cloud (black/white)

27/04/2018 - [] - Astronomy picture of the day

27/04/2018 - [NBCnews] - Vast new star map will transform our ideas about the Milky Way


25/04/2018 - [] - (finnish) - LÄHES 1,7 MILJARDIA TÄHTEÄ: "...JA KAIKKI ALKAA LIIKKUA"

25/04/2018 - [University of Warsaw] - (polish) - Nova mapa Drogi Mlecznej

25/04/2018 - [] - (french) - Le satellite toulousain Gaia a recensé 1,7 milliard d'étoiles


25/04/2018 - [Scientific American] - The Milky Way, Revealed as Never Before

25/04/2018 - [] - Gegevens van ruim een miljard sterren liggen 'op straat' dankzij ruimtetelescoop Gaia

25/04/2018 - [] - Kunstmaan Gaia opent schatkamer voor astronomen

25/04/2018 - [] - Billion-star map of Milky Way set to transform astronomy

25/04/2018 - [] - European satellite reveals motions of more than 1 billion stars and shape of the Milky Way

25/04/2018 - [La Repubblica] - Il più grande atlanta delle stelle in 3D. Secondo Gaia

25/04/2018 - [] - ESA publiceert kaart met data ruim 1,3 miljard sterren

25/04/2018 - [] - This 3D Color Map of 1.7 Billion Stars in the Milky Way Is the Best Ever Made

25/04/2018 - [ESA Space in Videos] - Gaia's second data release

25/04/2018 - [ESA Space in Images] - Cosmic scales covered by Gaia's second data release , Rotation of the Large Magellanic Cloud (colour) , Gaia's sky in colour (extra) , Gaia's Hertzsprung-Russell diagram , Gaia - the Galactic census takes shape , Gaia's new map of star density , Gaia's globular clusters and dwarf galaxies (with orbits) , Draco and Ursa Minor dwarf galaxies , Four globular clusters , Gaia's view of more than 14,000 asteroids , Rho Ophiuchi molecular cloud , Barnard 68 , Small Magellanic Cloud , Double cluster in Perseus , Andromeda galaxy , Orion A Nebula , Triangulum galaxy , Large Magellanic Cloud

25/04/2018 - [ESA Science] - Gaia creates richest star map of our Galaxy - and beyond , Gaia's sky in colour , Gaia, the galactic census takes shape , Comparison between Gaia's first and second data releases , Gaia's first asteroid survey , Cosmic scales covered by Gaia's second data release , Gaia Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram , Globular clusters and dwarf galaxies orbiting the Milky Way , Parallax and proper motion on the sky

25/04/2018 - [ESA] - Gaia creates richest star map of our Galaxy and beyond

24/04/2018 - [Scientific American] - Stellar Effort: Chart of the Milky Way Includes More Than 1 Billion Stars




27/11/2017 - [Hubble Space Telescope]
Hubble and Gaia team up to measure 3D stellar motion with record-breaking precision

27/11/2017 - [ESA Science]
Stellar motions in nearby galaxy hint at underlying dark matter

15/11/2017 - [ESA Science]
How do you find a star cluster? Easy, simply count the stars!

04/10/2017 - [Media INAF]
Giovedì notte Tritone occulta una stella

03/10/2017 - [ESA Science]
Gaia data help prepare for a rare celestial alignment of Neptune's largest moon

01/09/2017 - [Guardian]
Armageddon: scientists calculate how stars can nudge comets to strike Earth

31/08/2017 - [MPIA]
Heavy stellar traffic, deflected comets, and a closer look at the triggers of cosmic disaster

31/08/2017 - [ESA Science]
Close encounters of the stellar kind

31/08/2017 - [ESA]
Close encounters of the stellar kind

17/08/2017 - [Media-INAF]
United Colors of Gaia

16/08/2017 - [ODBMS Industry Watch]
Gaia Mission maps 1 Billion stars. Interview with Uwe Lammers

16/08/2017 - [ESA Science]
Sneak peek of Gaia's sky in colour

31/07/2017 - [Harvard-Smitsonian Center for Astrophysics]
Astronomers Discover “Heavy Metal” Supernova Rocking Out

31/07/2017 - []
Gaia spacecraft catches super luminous supernova early in boost for astronomers

07/07/2017 - [Universe Today]
Gaia finds six stars zipping out of the Milky Way

26/06/2017 - [Leiden University]
Artificial brain helps Gaia satellite catch speeding stars

26/06/2017 - [ESA Science]
Artificial brain helps Gaia catch speeding stars

15/06/2017 - []
An Ambitious Spacecraft Is Set to Advance Humanity Further Than We Dreamed

09/06/2017 - [ESA Science]
The future of the Orion constellation

02/06/2017 - [Gaia in the UK]
UK Gaia Teams wins two Arthur C. Clarke Awards

20/04/2017 - [ESA Science]
Gaia’s snapshot of another galaxy

18/04/2017 - [University of Barcelona]
La misión Gaia y la historia de nuestra galaxia

12/04/2017 - [ESA Science]
Two million stars on the move

06/04/2017 - [Gaiaverse]
Gender on Gaia DPAC

24/01/2017 - [ESA Science]
Gaia turns its eyes to asteroid hunting

14/01/2017 - [Gaia in the UK]
Gaia featured on the Naked Scientists



14/12/2016 - [Nature]
Gaia charts one billion stars 

27/10/2016 - [ESA Science]
Gaia spies on two temporarily magnified stars 

28/09/2016 - [Cambridge TV]
Professor Gerry Gilmore - Gaia Satellite

26/09/2016 - [APOD]
Gaia: Here comes the Sun

23/09/2016 - [BBC]
Gaia clocks speedy cosmic expansion

22/09/2016 - [ESA Science]
From Hipparchus to Hipparcos: a signification of stellar catalogues

15/09/2016 - [Australian Geographic]
Gaia satellite to build the most detailed 3D map of the Milky Way ever made

15/09/2016 - []
Gaia space probe: European Space Agency satellite puts more than a billion stars on the map

14/09/2016 - [ESA Science]
Gaia's billion-star map hints at treasures to come

14/09/2016 - [Scientific American]
New Billion-Star Map Reveals Secrets of the Milky Way

14/09/2016 - [Sky & Telescope]
Gaia Mission Maps 1 Billion stars

14/09/2016 - [Nature News]
Detailed map shows Milky Way is bigger than we thought

14/09/2016 - [New Scientist]
Gaia’s map of 1 billion stars is the clearest view of our galaxy

14/09/2016 - [National Geographic]
New Milky Way Map Is a Spectacular Billion-Star Atlas

14/09/2016 - [The Guardian]
Astronomers unveil most detailed map of the Milky Way to date

14/09/2016 - []
Milky Way 3D map to be revealed by Gaia satellite 1,000 times more complete than previous models

14/09/2016 - [BBC]
Gaia space telescope plots a billion stars

14/09/2016 - [Washington Post]
Gaia space telescope reveals the most complete 3-D map of our galaxy ever

14/09/2016 - [Scientific American]
Upcoming Galaxy Map Could Radically Transform How We See the Milky Way

14/09/2016 - [CNES]
Le satellite Gaia livre la position d'un milliard d'étoiles

14/09/2016 - [Deutsche Welle]
Space Debut data from Europe's Gaia mission shows Milky Way bigger than we thought

14/09/2016 - [Le Monde]
Plus d’un milliard d’étoiles de la Voie lactée localisées

09/09/2016 - []
Milky Way mapper: 6 ways the Gaia spacecraft will change astronomy

18/07/2016 - []
Erste Wissenschaft mit Gaia-Daten

22/01/2016 - [New Scientist]
Galaxy-mapping Gaia space telescope gets an eye test from Pluto



19/12/2015 - []
Tchouri vue par Gaia

18/12/2015 - [Deutschlandfunk]
Zensus der Milchstraße

11/11/2015 - []
Sterren tellen in de Melkweg

21/11/2015 - [The Guardian]
Why mapping the galaxy will be child's play

01/11/2015 - [Sternstunde Online]
Sternstunde - Das Astronomiemagazin (Gaia at minute 20:50)

11/08/2015 - [Sterne und Weltraum]
Gaia funktioniert – ein erster Blick in die Daten

30/06/2015 - [El Pais]
Gaia alerta de asteroides desconocidos

21/01/2015 - [ScienceBlogs]
Der Fluch der Präzision: Die Raumsonde GAIA und die Mikrometeoroide

19/01/2015 - [Sterne und Weltraum]
Weiter Ärger mit den Plejaden



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