Gaia in the UK

Taking the Galactic Census

Gaia in one minute

This is a series of six cartoons about Gaia. The first four cartoons listed below were created by Angel Eye Media and the Gaia team in Cambridge. You may download these cartoons in a range of formats from http://sms.cam.ac.uk/collection/1638609.

The other two cartoons were produced for Gaia by the Open University as episodes of "60 Second Adventures in Astronomy" series.

Why we need Gaia

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How old are the stars?
Watch cartoon Why we need Gaia

What's the big deal about Gaia?

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Just how do you go about creating a 3D map of a galaxy?
Watch cartoon What's the big deal about Gaia?

How do we benefit from space?

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What's the pay-off for me?
Watch cartoon How do we benefit from space?

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.
Watch cartoon Can I be part of Gaia?

Taking a Galactic Census

How do you take a census in space?
Watch cartoon Taking a Galactic Census

Gaia and the Killer Asteroids

How will Gaia help us spot Killer Asteroids?
Watch cartoon Gaia and the Killer Asteroids