Workshops & fairs

The spatial and temporal scales of our galaxy

By
Teresa Antoja, ICCUB
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CA
majors de 16 anys

Do you know how far the sun is from the centre of our galaxy? Or when will there be a collision between the Milky Way Galaxy and the Andromeda galaxy? In this workshop, you will be able to scale the time and distance scales of the universe with your mobile and learn more about the Gaia mission.


About the author

Teresa Antoja is a postdoctoral researcher in the Gaia group at our institute. Her area of research is galactic dynamics and galaxy formation, and she works on the analysis of data from the Gaia mission, where she prepares everything so that they can be used quickly and efficiently. She is currently focusing his research on the analysis of the stellar current in the dwarf galaxy Sagittarius.