Articles tagged "gaia"

earth and moon march 12 2020

Study reveals Earth and Moon aren't made of same stuff, challenging prevailing theory of how the Moon formed

A new study conducted by scientists at the University of New Mexico (UNM) revealed that the Earth and Moon have different oxygen isotopes compositions and are therefore not identical in oxygen as previously believed. Researchers said the findings challenge present...

March 11, 2020

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ESA's "Gaia" launched on mission to create most accurate map of Milky Way

ESA’s Gaia mission was launched on the morning of December 19th from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, on its exciting mission to create the most accurate map yet of the Milky Way. By making accurate measurements of the positions and

December 19, 2013