16 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
Based on the 2nd Gaia Data Release, a team of astronomers were able to directly detect and compile information on over 1000 white dwarf stars in our galactic neighborhood.
Astronomy, esa, Gaia
2 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
In addition to revealing the proper motion of over a billion stars in the Milky Way, the 2nd data release from the Gaia mission also revealed the proper motions of stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud.
26 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by a team of international astronomers studies the newly-discovery Gaia 1 star cluster, resulting in new estimates on its age and composition
7 Jul , 2017 by Matt Williams
The ESA’s Gaia mission made a startling discovery recently, detecting six stars that appear to have been kicked out of the Milky Way
Astronomy, milky way
14 Feb , 2017 by Matt Williams
Using the initial data released by the Gaia observatory, a team of Canadian astrophysicists have produced refined estimates on the distance between our Sun and the center of the galaxy.
Astronomy, Gaia, galaxies, News
8 Feb , 2017 by Evan Gough
A bridge of stars between the Magellanic Clouds helps unravel a mystery.
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