The Gaia satellite has discovered a unique binary system where one star is 'eating' the other, but neither star has any hydrogen, the most common element in the Universe.
Gaia UK news
Gaia team released stellar density map, showing the outline of our Galaxy, the Milky Way, and of its neighbouring Magellanic Clouds.
Today (19 December 2014) is the first anniversary of Gaia's launch. To mark this occassion ESA asked six members of the Data Processing and Analysis Consortium (DPAC) to share their memories of the launch and the commissioning.
We are pleased to report that one of our colleagues, Dr George Seabroke, won this year’s MSSL Elizabeth Puchnarewicz Award for Outstanding Contribution to Public Outreach.
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