Useful Links

Partially for my own reference, partially for your reference if you find them useful.

Python in Astronomy Demos

If you’ve never used Python before: https://sites.google.com/site/lamatbootcamp2016/

If you want to learn more about Python, at UCSC we hold occasional discussion + demos of Python tools we use to be more productive. Our main repo of past discussions is github/ucsc-astro/coffee. I’ve specifically talked about:

  • ipywidgets + Bokeh for interactive plots: https://gist.github.com/egentry/deeb8f427be765e606c7
  • [embarassingly] parallel programming: https://github.com/egentry/AstroComputingSeminar_Parallel

Parallel Programming Basics

Code misc.

[Modern] Fortran

Previously I had to get up to speed in Modern Fortran, and found these links useful for learning it quickly

Finding Astro Research Papers

K-12 Teaching