Milky Way

There are probably 1 to 10 billion earthlike planets in the Milky Way

Posted in Science on 31st Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers combine constraints on galaxy formation with planet formation models, yielding the Earth-like and giant planet formation histories of the Milky Way and the Universe.

Milky Way may have 100 million life-giving planets

Posted in Science on 6th Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

It seems highly unlikely that we are alone.

Gaia 'billion-star surveyor' lifts off

Posted in Hardware on 20th Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

Europe has launched the Gaia satellite, one of the most ambitious space missions in history.