News and Events
2019 Jul 29 - Aug 2 - Python in Astronomy
The Python in Astronomy conference will be held at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore during July 29th - August 2nd. Check out the conference website for more information.
2018 September 24-27 - .Astronomy X
The tenth .Astronomy meeting will take place in Baltimore MD from September 24-27, 2018.
2018 August 14: GSoC - End of Coding
Students submit their final work product and their final mentor evaluation.
First OpenAstronomy - Software Carpentry Workshop
Last week (11-15th January 2016) saw the first Open Astronomy workshop held at The University of Sheffield for the UK astronomy and solar physics communities. The first two days of the workshop consisted of the core syllabus of Software Carpentry, covering git, bash and an introduction to programming with Python. The last three days provided an introduction to carrying out research in astronomy using Python. The attendees were mostly PhD students in Astrophysics from the University of Sheffield, however there were also representation of other fields (mathematics, medicine, ecology), from other universities (St. Andrews, Reading) and at different stages in their careers (post-docs).