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Five fascinating Gaia revelations about the Milky Way

Le Sep 22, 2020
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RT @ESA_fr: La mission @ESAGaia a révolutionné l'étude de la Voie Lactée et inauguré l'âge d'or de "l'archéologie galactique"... Voici cinq découvertes fascinantes faites par Gaia à propos de notre galaxie 👉https://t.co/MUIK9XpIhz https://t.co/QVv8qatEYG
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With its two releases of data in September 2016 and April 2018, Gaia has truly revolutionised the study of the Milky Way. It ushered in the golden age of galactic archaeology, a discipline that searches for evidence of past galactic events in the characteristics and behaviour of stars and ...

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Le Sep 22, 2020
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RT @ESA_fr: La mission @ESAGaia a révolutionné l'étude de la Voie Lactée et inauguré l'âge d'or de "l'archéologie galactique"... Voici cinq découvertes fascinantes faites par Gaia à propos de notre galaxie 👉https://t.co/MUIK9XpIhz https://t.co/QVv8qatEYG
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Five fascinating Gaia revelations about the Milky Way

Five fascinating Gaia revelations about the Milky Way

With its two releases of data in September 2016 and April 2018, Gaia has truly revolutionised the study of the Milky Way. It ushered in the golden age of galactic archaeology, a discipline ...

Galactic ghosts: Gaia uncovers major event in the formation of the Milky Way

Galactic ghosts: Gaia uncovers major event in the formation of the Milky Way

ESA’s Gaia mission has made a major breakthrough in unravelling the formation history of the Milky Way. 

The Milky Way is warped around the edges, new star map confirms

The Milky Way is warped around the edges, new star map confirms

If we could see it from outside, our home galaxy would not be a flat disk, but would look more like a poached egg sliding off a slotted spoon.

The Milky Way gobbled up another galaxy billions of years ago, study says

The Milky Way gobbled up another galaxy billions of years ago, study says

About 10 billion years ago, the Milky Way looked very different from the galaxy that now serves as a home to our solar system. In order to grow to its current massive size, the Milky Way ...