Gaia in one minute

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Created: 2014-01-21 09:03
Institution: Institute of Astronomy
Description: Gaia in one minute cartoons
 

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Can I be part of Gaia?

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Find out how you can get involved in Gaia and contribute to new and exciting discoveries in our Galaxy and beyond.

Collection: Gaia in one minute

Institution: Institute of Astronomy

Created: Tue 21 Jan 2014


How do we benefit from space?

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Cool and exciting science? Big deal! What's the pay-off for me?
This cartoon explains some of the surprising spin-offs and economic benefits of space technology.

Collection: Gaia in one minute

Institution: Institute of Astronomy

Created: Tue 21 Jan 2014


What's the big deal about Gaia?

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Just how do you go about creating a 3D map of a galaxy? How many stars would that even be? And how can we know the distances to the stars if we can't travel to them?

Collection: Gaia in one minute

Institution: Institute of Astronomy

Created: Tue 21 Jan 2014


Why we need Gaia

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How old are the stars?
Turns out it's not so easy to tell. This cartoon shows how the Gaia spacecraft will uncover the timeline of our universe by measuring the stars.

Collection: Gaia in one minute

Institution: Institute of Astronomy

Created: Tue 21 Jan 2014