Astronomy, Photography, Science

The most detailed map of the Milky Way

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The mission of Gaia is to draw the first high-resolution three-dimensional map of our Galaxy, the Milky Way. The process aims to shed light on the composition, formation and evolution of the Galaxy, providing unprecedented positional and radial velocity measurements. The result is a photograph like this, which show a census of approximately one billion stars in our galaxy and in the entire local group. Clicking on this link you can know more about this exciting mission.

Picplus offers important functionalities in the field of popularization of science. Based on high resolution photographs, it allows the user to write down key points, point out specific areas and explain complex concepts in a visual and intuitive way. On a static image, Picplus allows you to interact, zoom-in and enrich it with unlimited resources of video, photo and information.

The tone and technical language can be adapted to all types of users, from elementary students to specialized public of a scientific congress. This way you can reach new customers. Picplus also extends static graphics, turning them into interactive infographics, much more attractive and effective to popularize scientific knowledge.

 

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