#GaiaSprint, day 5

Today was the final day for the Sprint, and included an incredible wrap-up. My best way to communicate the awesome is just to link out to the final wrap-up slides, which we all edited simultaneously. Each participant was permitted one slide, and we worked through the full crowd (one presentation each, and questions) in a few hours. Amazing things were accomplished this week, and I anticipate multiple papers submitted to the refereed literature. My own work was on vertical heating of the Milky Way disk, measurement of the disk mid-plane location and tilt (yes, I think we have a result), and the metallicities of co-moving star pairs. The day ended with a short talk by Jim Simons (Simons) who told us about his plans for the CCA and his other centers for computational science.

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