Podcast: SciCafe—The Milky Way as You’ve Never Seen It Before with Jackie Faherty

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An image of the Milky Way Galaxy is overlaid with green dots representing newly mapped locations of stars.

In April 2018, the Gaia space telescope released its second catalog of over 1.3 billion stellar distances, helping astronomers map the Milky Way like never before. Astrophysicist Jackie Faherty takes us on a tour through her current work using Gaia data to visualize and study the galaxy.

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This SciCafe included brand new visualizations that let you literally fly through the galaxy. Watch the video version here:

This SciCafe took place on October 3, 2018.

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