every radial velocity currently available

I spent some time with Adrian Price-Whelan discussing what we need to do to get ready for Gaia. We concluded that radial velocities will be extremely valuable; we should assemble every radial velocity for any star in the TGAS set prior to the Gaia data release. This might involve convincing surveys that have not yet done data releases to release some information on relevant subsamples. That would be a fun community-building project. After that, we discussed crazy projects related to life and intelligence. Price-Whelan is in the gap between thesis completion and defense, so he is currently open to crazy.

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