Gaia in the UK

Taking the Galactic Census

Science videos

What are stars made of?

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What might you be able to find about the stars just by examining their light?
Watch video What are stars made of?

Why am I like a star?

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We’re all made of stardust.
Watch video Why am I like a star?

Gaia and Gaia-ESO Survey

Gaia and GES video
A video popularizing Gaia and Gaia-ESO projects produced by the GES team at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía.
Watch video Gaia and Gaia-ESO Survey

Can I be part of Gaia?

Find out how you can get involved in Gaia and contribute to new and exciting discoveries in our Galaxy and beyond.
Watch video Can I be part of Gaia?

What's the big deal about Gaia?

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

Why we need Gaia

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

Gaia's mission: solving the celestial puzzle

Gaia film
A space mission to create the largest, most-accurate, map of the Milky Way in three dimensions will revolutionise our understanding of the galaxy and the universe beyond.
Watch video Gaia's mission: solving the celestial puzzle

Guide to our Galaxy

A virtual journey showing the different components that make up our home galaxy, the Milky Way, which contains about a hundred billion stars.
Watch video Guide to our Galaxy

Supernova Sonata

A sound animation created to help understand the diversity of the SNe Ia observations detected by the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Legacy Survey.
Watch video Supernova Sonata

Charting the Galaxy - from Hipparcos to Gaia

Episode 6 in Science@ESA vodcast series in which Rebecca Barnes introduces Gaia mission, its operations and scientific objectives.
Watch video Charting the Galaxy - from Hipparcos to Gaia

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