Tuesday, January 1, 2019

The MESA V instrument paper and a new public release rumbles forward. It should give the community some fun new capabilities to explore in 2019. In the...

20 pages, 14 figures, 0 explosions

Monday, July 30, 2018

My latest favorite read is "Exploring Fundamentally Three-dimensional Phenomena in High-fidelity Simulations of Core-collapse Supernovae" by Evan O'Connor and...

stellar ecosystem

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Critical, community-driven software instruments for NSF, NASA, and ESA science. Click to get the pdf version. 


si2 poster

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

I find it interesting that MESA is mostly funded by computer science. The 2018 NSF SI2 PI meeting is upcoming and below is the poster I'll be presenting...

mesa 4 rumbles

Friday, October 6, 2017

My latest favorite MESA read is the forthcoming MESA IV instrument paper. There is a lot of new capabilities on convective boundaries, chemical diffusion,...

roots & radicals

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

“hello my name is bill paxton” email arrives march 12, 2004. 

The name “MESA” finalizes october 15, 2006.

First version of MESA...

120 °F

Sunday, July 9, 2017

The 2017 MESA Summer School is heating up. Lecturers and TAs are busy crafting the MESA labs and all the logistics of pulling off the annual event are...

aaah, summer ahead

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

We've now have over 100 add-ons and inlists posted. This is about a factor of four more than when this reboot of mesastar.org began, mostly accomplished...

rotating easter

Saturday, April 15, 2017

the launch of the reinvigorated mesastar.org went well, folks are submitting their addons and inlists when asked, and aside from a niggly rendering issue...


Friday, April 7, 2017

seems we are ready to unleash this site as mesastar.org now redirects to here. still a few niceties to figure out, such as the url that is displayed,...