24 March 2017

Gaia's First Data Release: The Galactic Census Begins (Cambridge Science Festival 2017)

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Mill Lane Lecture Rooms, Cambridge, UK

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The Gaia satellite, launched in December 2013, will provide the first six-dimensional census of the Milky Way using a billion-pixel video camera. It will determine basic astrophysical properties for one billion stars, test general relativity, and provide the first robust distance scale in cosmology. Professor Gerry Gilmore outlines what the first data release shows.

Day 1 - 24 March 2017

Gaia's First Data Release: The Galactic Census Begins Professor Gerry Gilmore
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