Gaia in the UK

Taking the Galactic Census

Calendar of Gaia outreach activities - 2017




30 AugustGaia, invited Seminar, Tehran, IranProfessor Gerry Gilmore
10 August"Gaia: one billion pixels, one billion stars, one amazing satellite", public talk, Royal Observatory GreenwichProfessor Gerry Gilmore
17 JulyGaia talk, Kepler-TESS conference, BirminghamProfessor Gerry Gilmore
12 July"Gaia and exo-planets" talk, Institute of Physics, LondonProfessor Gerry Gilmore
28 JuneGaia and Gaia-ESO Survey, "Forging Connections", JINA-CEE, Michigan State UniversityProfessor Gerry Gilmore
26 - 30 JuneGaia talks, EWASS,  PragueGaia team members
31 MayArthur Clark Prize Award DinnerProfessor Gerry Gilmore, Dr Simon Hodgkin
31 May"The Gaia mission - first results", UK Space Conference 2017, ManchesterDr Floor van Leeuwen
30 MayIntroductory plenary on Gaia, UK Space ConferenceProfessor Gerry Gilmore
22 MayGaia invited talk, Netherlands National Astronomy Meeting, NijmegenProfessor Gerry Gilmore
3 MayGaia stand at the MSSL's 50th Anniversary Open DayDr George Seabroke
20 April"Stars and their Secrets", the Royal Observatory GreenwichProfessor Gerry Gilmore
6 AprilLeslie Bedford lecture of the Royal Aeronautical Society, "Gaia: Mapping a Billion stars"Professor Gerry Gilmore
3 April"The Gaia Mission update", King's Lynn and District Astronomy SocietyDr Giorgia Busso
1 April"Gaia", 2017 Society for Popular Astronomy ConventionDr Floor van Leeuwen
25 MarchCambridge Science Festival - Institute of Astronomy Open DayGaia team members
24 March"Gaia's first data release: the galactic census begins", Cambridge Science FestivalProfessor Gerry Gilmore
17 - 18 MarchBig Bang Fair, NEC, BirminghamGaia team members
16 March"Gaia: one billion pixels, one billion stars, one amazing satellite", Cambridge Science FestivalProfessor Gerry Gilmore
14 MarchTwo public talks at the Royal Astronomical Society, LondonProfessor Gerry Gilmore
11 MarchLecture for a group of visiting Irish students, Institute of Astronomy, CambridgeProfessor Gerry Gilmore
1 FebruaryCaltech Astronomy Colloquium: "Gaia - one billion objects in 3+ dimensions"Professor Gerry Gilmore