The Astrophysics Source Code Library receives seed funding from the American Astronomical Society
In the past decade, Astronomy and Astrophysics have been becoming dependent on software that can process and analyze large datasets of astronomical data. The Astrophysics Source Code Library (ASCL) is a collaborative venture that LTU MCS is part of, that aims at sharing software and source codes among Astrophysicists. The purpose of ASCL is that code developed for research purposes will become publicly available and accessible to the entire scientific community.
ASCL now contains more than 300 codes, and is currently the most comprehensive and complete source code repository in Astrophysics.
The investigators on the seed grant are:
Alice Allen, Calverton, MD
Bruce Berriman, IPAC/Caltech
Robert Hanisch, Space Telescope Science Institute
Jessica Mink, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Robert Nemiroff, Michigan Technological University
Lior Shamir, Lawrence Technological University
Peter Teuben, University of Maryland College Park
John Wallin, Middle Tennessee State University