Research: Software

A lot of my research involves writing software. Most of it is very specific to a problem or experiment I am working on, but some of it is more widely applicable and I (together with colleagues in some cases) have made it public. These latter projects are linked to below.

aephem

An astronomical ephemeris C library, with python bindings.

 

alpenhorn

A service for managing archives of scientific data.

Image: Hans Hillewaert

wpv2

Real-time display of dirfile data in your web browser.

 

healmask

A set of two programs designed to quickly create HEALPix masks.

Image: NASA / WMAP Science Team