Space telescope shows most detailed map of Milky Way ever

Space telescope shows most detailed map of Milky Way ever

BYLINE: Patrick Jones

Gaia is a craft from the European Space Agency which is dedicated to astrometry, and that in turn means it's going to map the heavens.

If you're just finding out about the craft guess what, it's a great time to do so because it's published its first map of the milky way.

The ESA is saying they are now able to show a map of more than 1.1 billion stars in the galaxy we call home.

That sounds like an awful...

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