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Astrophysics Source Code Library Enhancements [article]

Robert J. Hanisch, Alice Allen, G. Bruce Berriman, Kimberly DuPrie, Jessica Mink, Robert J. Nemiroff, Judy Schmidt, Lior Shamir, Keith Shortridge, Mark Taylor, Peter J. Teuben, John Wallin
2014 arXiv   pre-print
The Astrophysics Source Code Library (ASCL; is a free online registry of codes used in astronomy research; it currently contains over 900 codes and is indexed by ADS.  ...  The new site provides a true database for the code entries and integrates the WordPress news and information pages and the discussion forum into one site.  ...  Introduction Started in 1999, the Astrophysics Source Code Library (ASCL) is a free online registry for source codes used in astronomy and astrophysics.  ... 
arXiv:1411.2031v1 fatcat:oj642o54nnarpedcaljzlhsase

ENZO: An Adaptive Mesh Refinement Code for Astrophysics (Version 2.6)

Corey Brummel-Smith, Greg Bryan, Iryna Butsky, Lauren Corlies, Andrew Emerick, John Forbes, Yusuke Fujimoto, Nathan Goldbaum, Philipp Grete, Cameron Hummels, Ji-hoon Kim, Daegene Koh (+43 others)
2019 Journal of Open Source Software  
A complete listing of new features, enhancements, and bug fixes for all code releases can be found at (Enzo Developers, 2019b).  ...  test problems • Automated regression testing on GitHub with CircleCI In addition, there are a much larger number of code enhancements and bug fixes.  ... 
doi:10.21105/joss.01636 fatcat:54ijeav32nb7rpmo5rejbaflay

Page 418 of Astronomy and Astrophysics Vol. 296, Issue 2 [page]

1995 Astronomy and Astrophysics  
Improvements are pre- sented that have been incorporated into HYDRO through code libraries listed in the appendix.  ...  An easily customised REDUCE (Hearn 1987) symbolic al- gebra interface was developed to write adaptive-grid, second- order, pseudoviscosity, and radiation-source scheme FOR- TRAN libraries for use with  ... 

How to Scale a Code in the Human Dimension [article]

Matthew J. Turk
2013 arXiv   pre-print
In addition, I would like to thank Britton Smith and Greg Bryan both for extremely valuable feedback in preparing this paper and for leading by example in community development for scientific codes.  ...  Introduction: yt and Enzo The yt Project ( is an open source, community-developed analysis code for simulated astrophysical data.  ...  diverse infrastructure such as IO libraries, libraries for parallelism and libraries for solving differential equations, and is then passed on to the analysis platform which processes the data to produce  ... 
arXiv:1301.7064v1 fatcat:vjsrpmselvahdfaeyt2c2556ky

Cyberinfrastructure Requirements to Enhance Multi-messenger Astrophysics [article]

Philip Chang, Gabrielle Allen, Warren Anderson, Federica B. Bianco, Joshua S. Bloom, Patrick R. Brady, Adam Brazier, S. Bradley Cenko, Sean M. Couch, Tyce DeYoung, Ewa Deelman, Zachariah B Etienne, Ryan J. Foley (+27 others)
2019 arXiv   pre-print
The cyberinfrastructure requirements to enhance multi-messenger astrophysics will both be a major challenge and opportunity for astronomers, physicists, computer scientists and cyberinfrastructure specialists  ...  Here we outline some of these requirements and argue for a distributed cyberinfrastructure institute for multi-messenger astrophysics to meet these challenges.  ...  This range of astronomical observatories will gather data on candidate multi-messenger sources, source populations, and host galaxies throughout the visible Universe.  ... 
arXiv:1903.04590v1 fatcat:rvsto4uff5cdjahuvgkcjv7ccm

Page 816 of Astronomy and Astrophysics Vol. 286, Issue 3 [page]

1994 Astronomy and Astrophysics  
The Los Alamos opacities were calculated from the Los Alamos Astrophysical Opacity Library (Huebner et al. 1977) for Z = 0.02 and X = 0.3 — 0.7 in steps of 0.1 when kT > 1 eV.  ...  Theoretical blue edges of the instability strip of 6 Scuti stars for two different opacities log e Opacity log Terr Source Ist Harm. 2nd Harm. 3rd Harm. 4th Harm.  ... 

hankel: A Python library for performing simple and accurate Hankel transformations

Steven Murray, Francis Poulin
2019 Journal of Open Source Software  
This paper presents hankel, a pure-python code for solving Hankel-type integrals and transforms.  ...  The code harnesses the advantages of solving such transforms via the one-dimensional Hankel transform – an increase in conceptual simplicity and efficiency – and implements them in the user-friendly and  ...  Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge helpful contributions from Sebastian Mueller during the construction of this code.  ... 
doi:10.21105/joss.01397 fatcat:bgr4ujgppvcelimpem4aeabysi

Introducing ZEUS-MP: A 3D, Parallel, Multiphysics Code for Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics [article]

Michael L. Norman
2000 arXiv   pre-print
We describe ZEUS-MP: a Multi-Physics, Massively-Parallel, Message-Passing code for astrophysical fluid dynamics simulations in 3 dimensions.  ...  ZEUS-MP is a follow-on to the sequential ZEUS-2D and ZEUS-3D codes developed and disseminated by the Laboratory for Computational Astrophysics ( at NCSA.  ...  Novel features of the code included the use of a custom source code pre-processor which handled a variety of source code transformations.  ... 
arXiv:astro-ph/0005109v1 fatcat:fco6uups2najhhhklajkzbekgq

Einstein Toolkit Community Integration and Data Exploration

Pablo Laguna, David Bader, Manuela Campanelli, Joshua Faber, Yosef Zlochower, Frank Löffler, Steven Brandt, Peter Diener, Gabrielle Allen, Matthew Turk
2017 Figshare  
in the Astrophysics Source Code Library. 224 Before the first release of the Einstein Toolkit in 2010, the only numerical relativity, software infrastructures available were those developed by individual  ...  Products: yt source code,, Intellectual Merit: The method paper for yt has been cited over 160 times and the source code has been used to dramatically advance the speed and detail of research  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.5306587 fatcat:7knrwz5xljd2dje5v67a2thpky

Mapping young stellar populations toward Orion with Gaia DR1

E. Zari, A. G. A. Brown, J. de Bruijne, C. F. Manara, P. T. de Zeeuw
2017 Astronomy and Astrophysics  
We study the density distribution of the young sources in the sky.  ...  We find the same groups as in TGAS, and also some other density enhancements that might be related to the recently discovered Orion X group, the Orion dust ring, and to the λ Ori complex.  ...  This project was developed in part at the 2016 NYC Gaia Sprint, hosted by the Center for Computational Astrophysics at the Simons Foundation in New York City.  ... 
doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201731309 fatcat:7vulmi7gzfdlpitpwfhnqbgu5u

Simulation of Gas-Filled Diodes with the Vorpal Code

Peter Stoltz, Chet Nieter, Jean-Luc Cambier
2005 Plasma Science (ICOPS),IEEE International Conference on  
Public reporting burden for the collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining  ...  We are enhancing the VORPAL code to model these physical effects, and we present here electromagnetic particle-in-cell (PIC) simulation results for a generic one-dimensional diode.  ...  We are enhancing the VORPAL code to model these physical effects, and we present here electromagnetic particle-in-cell (PIC) simulation results for a generic one-dimensional diode.  ... 
doi:10.1109/plasma.2005.359084 fatcat:i2fbrml5xrbercpkqn7hkbjily

Perspectives on Reproducibility and Sustainability of Open-Source Scientific Software from Seven Years of the Dedalus Project [article]

Jeffrey S. Oishi and Benjamin P. Brown and Keaton J. Burns and Daniel Lecoanet and Geoffrey M. Vasil
2018 arXiv   pre-print
As the Science Mission Directorate contemplates establishing an open code policy, we consider it timely to share our experiences as the developers of the open-source partial differential equation solver  ...  Its development team primarily uses it for studying stellar and planetary astrophysics.  ...  Such complexity is not unique to open-source tools; two of us have significant experience with closedsource astrophysics codes (ORION and ASH ) of comparable size.  ... 
arXiv:1801.08200v1 fatcat:qmfbrfrjkzcz3fvlzbqph6fmn4

Visualization of Large Scientific Datasets - Analysis of Numerical Simulation Data and Astronomical Surveys Catalogues

Bruno Thooris, Daniel Pomarède
2015 Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications  
We present in this paper the SDvision code capabilities with examples of visualization of cosmology and astrophysical simulations realized with hydrodynamics codes, and more results in other domains of  ...  In the context of our project COAST (for Computational Astrophysics), a program of massively parallel numerical simulations in astrophysics involving astrophysicists and software engineers, we have developed  ...  SIMULATIONS IN ASTROPHYSICS The RAMSES code (RAMSES n.d.)  ... 
doi:10.5220/0005300901170122 dblp:conf/grapp/ThoorisP15 fatcat:nos644ailjfbhpl3qxtbgqhkoi

New high resolution synthetic stellar libraries for the Gaia Mission [article]

R. Sordo, A. Vallenari, J. C. Bouret, I. Brott, B. Edvardsson, Y. Fremat, U. Heber, E. Josselin, O. Kochukhov, A. Korn, A. Lanzafame, F. Martins (+3 others)
2008 arXiv   pre-print
High resolution synthetic stellar libraries are of fundamental importance for the preparation of the Gaia Mission.  ...  We present new sets of spectral stellar libraries covering two spectral ranges: 300 --1100 nm at 0.1 nm resolution, and 840 -- 890 nm at 0.001 nm resolution.  ...  The final catalogue is expected to provide the discrete classification of sources (single stars, galaxies, QSOs, asteroids) and the astrophysical parameters (APs) for single stars (i.e.  ... 
arXiv:0812.0297v1 fatcat:ncok7hqclbdxjhwxg36d3y65ti

The Castro AMR Simulation Code: Current and Future Developments [article]

M. Zingale, A. S. Almgren, M. Barrios Sazo, J. B. Bell, K. Eiden, A. Harpole, M. P. Katz, A. J. Nonaka, D. E. Willcox, W. Zhang
2019 arXiv   pre-print
We describe recent developments to the Castro astrophysics simulation code, focusing on new features that enable our simulations of X-ray bursts.  ...  This research has made use of NASA's Astrophysics Data System Bibliographic Services.  ...  Both codes are open source and freely available on github 1 .  ... 
arXiv:1910.12578v1 fatcat:wrgowkbvrfhhvpuxggc3rhalse
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