Gaia

Gaia Looks Beyond our Galaxy to Other Islands of Stars

The latest scientific finds made from the first release of Gaia data include illuminating images of the Milky Way galaxy's…

4 years ago

Newly Discovered Star Cluster Analyzed by Gaia Probe

A new study by a team of international astronomers studies the newly-discovery Gaia 1 star cluster, resulting in new estimates…

4 years ago

Chinese Astronomers Spot Two New Hypervelocity Stars

A team of Chinese astronomers has just discovered two new hypervelocity stars, a rare type of star that is still…

4 years ago

Gaia Finds Six Stars Zipping out of the Milky Way

The ESA's Gaia mission made a startling discovery recently, detecting six stars that appear to have been kicked out of…

4 years ago

Star-travel 5 Million Years Into The Milky Way’s Future

A new video based on ESA's Gaia Mission lets you gaze into the crystal ball and watch the Milky Way…

4 years ago

The Magellenic Clouds Stay Connected By A String Of Stars

A bridge of stars between the Magellanic Clouds helps unravel a mystery.

4 years ago

Will Gaia Be Our Next Big Exoplanet Hunter?

Early on the morning of Dec. 19, 2013, the pre-dawn sky above the coastal town of Kourou in French Guiana was briefly sliced by the…

7 years ago

Keeping An Eye On Gaia

Gaia, ESA's long-anticipated mission to map the stars of our galaxy (as well as do a slew of other cool…

7 years ago

Watch Gaia Go From Lab to Launch in Two Minutes

In the early pre-dawn hours on December 19, 2013, with a rumble and a roar, a Soyuz rocket blazed through…

7 years ago