Community written guidance on using MESA.
How to install MESA
Produced in Spring 2017 on version 9575:
Overview of the astero module
By Warrick Ball
Diffusion Update for Degeneracy
By Evan Bauer. For more detail, download the pdf.
MESA Hydro Debugging
By Bill Wolf
Installing and Running MESA on a Cluster
By Josiah Schwab
Structuring inlists for running many MESA models
By Rob Farmer
Times in the history files
Introduction to MesaScript version 2014 and version 2015
Twelve videos on how to customize pgstar for your research. Based on material Rob Farmer and Frank Timmes presented on version 7624 at the 2014 MESA summer school.
Jakub Ostrowski, produced in Summer 2014 on version 7624.
Also see Jakub's up-to-date Installation Guide - Get it!
How to use mesa.py for plotting:
Christian Ritter, produced in Fall 2012. This add-on is now called Nugrid.py - Get it!
Stellar evolution models with MESA - CAUP Workshop
By João Faria
Installing FreeEOS with the MESA SDK
By Aaron Dotter
How to use mesa-minor-mode in emacs:
Josiah Schwab, produced in Fall 2013. Get it!
Running MESA on Condor
By Earl Bellinger
Notes on writing a custom run_stars_extras.f
(notes taken on Josiah Schwab's 2016 MESA Summer School lecture)
Running MESA on Amazon EC2
By Andrew Mizener
Steps to running MESA on TACC Stampede2
By Matt A. Wood