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We may finally have a way to weigh the Milky Way
But more importantly, we know a bit more about why the galaxy is the way it is.
Astronomers found a stream of thousands of stars hiding in the Milky Way
But where is this stellar river heading?
Cosmic collisions with their neighbors may have weighed these white dwarfs down
Two stars enter, one star leaves
What we can learn from the new detailed map of 1.3 billion stars
The Gaia satellite charts stars like never before.
This Is One Of The Best Views Of Our Entire Galaxy Ever Made
You can see your house from here
ESA Delays Launch Of Galaxy-Mapping Spacecraft Gaia
The craft has been undergoing tests before its original planned launch date of November 20.
How It Works: The Star-Mapping Spacecraft
From the outside, galaxies appear as a mass of stars orbiting a dense center. But inside, they are more complex, … Continued
ESA’s ‘Billion-Pixel Array’ is the Biggest Digital Camera Ever Built for Space
The biggest, most sensitive digital camera ever constructed for a space mission has been built by the European Space Agency, … Continued