1000 days of Gaia: DR1

Series: 
Astronomy Unit Seminars
Speaker: 
Richard Smart
Host: 
Guillem Anglada-Escude
Date: 
October 21st, 2016 at 14:30
Room: 
GO Jones Room 610
Abstract: 

We review briefly the Gaia mission, the problems encountered and the current status. We explain the contents of the Gaia DR1 and illustrate the power of the mission with a number of first results.