Teresa Antoja and Roger Mor interviewed at the Sky & Telescope magazine

Our astronomers Teresa Antoja and Roger Mor appear in this month’s edition of the Sky & Telescope magazine. They talk about the Gaia mission and how its data releases have been broadening the knowledge about our Milky Way.

In the piece ““Data from the Gaia Spacecraft are unveiling the Milky Way’s tumultuous past”, Mor talks about his findings on the Milky Way’s stelar baby boom.

Antoja says to the magazine “ Most of usare very lucky to be in this place and at this time. This topic in general, galactic dynamics, this will be the Golden age”. She has recently published two papers that go in depth inthe study of Saggitarius.

Read March’s edition of Sky & Telescope:

Inside the March 2020 Issue

Referred articles:
Mor et al., 2019. “Gaia DR2 reveals a star formation burst in the disc 2–3 Gyr ago” Astronomy & Astrophysics, 624. https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.07564

Antoja et al. on the “An all-sky proper-motion map of the Sagittarius stream using Gaia DR2”. A&A 635, L3 (2020). https://arxiv.org/abs/2001.10012.

Ramos et al. on the “Full 5D characterisation of the Sagittarius stream with Gaia DR2 RR Lyrae”. A&A submitted (2020). https://arxiv.org/abs/2002.11142