Gaia in the UK

Taking the Galactic Census

Calendar of Gaia outreach activities - 2016




11 November"Gaia: the 6-D Milky Way map is coming to you", RAS, London. Watch recording of the lecture.Professor Gerry Gilmore
28 October"Gaia", Starfest 2016, North Essex Astronomical SocietyDr Floor van Leeuwen
5 October"Latest results from Gaia", Institute of Astronomy open evening, CambridgeProfessor Gerry Gilmore
23 - 25 SeptemberGaia at Royal Observatory Edinburgh open weekend 
14 SeptemberGaia Data Release 1 events, many activitiesGaia Team
2 September - 11 NovemberGaia exhibition at BEIS, London 
24 July"Gaia - one billion pixels, one billion stars, one amazing satellite", BlueDot Festival, Jodrell BankProfessor Gerry Gilmore
22 July"Cosmology with Gaia" at the 20th Paris Cosmology Colloquium 2016Professor Gerry Gilmore
13 - 15 June 2016Teacher training CPD event: Gaia spacecraft as a context for teaching science at Rutherford Appleton LabsDr Anna Hourihane, Dr Heather Campbell, Dr Floor van Leeuwen, Dr George Seabroke
9 May"An overview of early Gaia science", St Neots Astronomy AssociationDr Anna Hourihane
19 March"Science Alerts from Gaia", British Astronomical Association, Variable Star Section MeetingDr Simon Hodgkin
19 MarchCambridge Science Festival - Institute of Astronomy Open DayGaia team members
18 - 19 MarchBig Bang Fair, NEC, BirminghamGaia team members
22 JanuaryNorwich Astronomical Society - Gaia: first year of scienceDr Anna Hourihane
15 January"Dark matter, dinosaurs and the science of uncertainties" podcastProfessor Gerry Gilmore

14 January

Institute of Physics Hereford & Worcester lecture

Professor Gerry Gilmore

6 January"Unlocking the Universe" - Thought Economics interviewProfessor Gerry Gilmore