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The discoveries of the Gaia mission

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Josep Manel Carrasco, ICCUB-IEEC
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CA

The astronomer Josep Manel Carrasco explains the discoveries of the Gaia mission to the radio station Radio Sant Boi, especially about the second Gaia data release DR2. Since the release, several research groups across the world have been using the data, and 1.700 papers have been published.


Josep Manel Carrasco is a researcher of the Gaia group at the ICCUB, where he works with the photometric and spectrometric calibration of the mission's data, evaluating the state of the satellite and creating the data catalog in the CU9 coordination unit. Creator of the Miralcel dissemination project, he is a regular collaborator of the La República Santboiana program on Radio Sant Boi. He recently published the book "Cosmos: A Quick Immersion" in Tibidabo Ediciones.

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ICCUB-IEEC’s researcher Josep Manel Carrasco participates in the Science Space of the radio programme “La República Santboiana” of ràdio Sant Boi last Wednesday, April 20. In the programme, the astronomer talks about the furthest and oldest star known to humankind: Earendel. Its light began its journey when the Universe was merely 900 million years old.

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