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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

Introduction to MesaScript version 2014 and version 2015

By Bill Wolf

Customizing pgstar

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 for plotting:

Christian Ritter, produced in Fall 2012.  This  add-on is now called - 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)

By Earl Bellinger

Running MESA on Amazon EC2

By Andrew Mizener


Steps to running MESA on TACC Stampede2

By Matt A. Wood