On Wednesday, the European Space Agency made a pretty huge announcement: the agency released pictures and data from the satellite associated with its Gaia Mission.
Researchers with the mission described it as the biggest and most precise three-dimensional map of our galaxy.
The data that's been used to put the map together is being distributed among scientists, but they're also counting on others for help ...
Earlier I spoke with Emily Lakdawalla, senior editor at the Planetary Society, to get her thought, and she explained what researchers already know about the stars.
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