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    Thorsten replied to the thread Fictional Exoplanet creation.
    I'm happy to announce the version 0.3 which now includes support for some of the issues we had discussed. In particular, it is now...
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    Thorsten replied to the thread Fictional Exoplanet creation.
    It's charming in a way, but... Are you by any chance confusing my hobby with an NSF grant review? I don't propose to provide a tool to...
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    Thorsten replied to the thread Fictional Exoplanet creation.
    Those would be most conveniently specified as 'at L4 (or L5)' and placed using a Lagrange point finder (surprise, I have one of those as...
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    Thorsten replied to the thread Fictional Exoplanet creation.
    Not upon init, but you can run the orbital solver to get to your point of interest and then start the thermal solver on top. No. I...
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    Thorsten replied to the thread Fictional Exoplanet creation.
    Okay, I managed to get the update out - this can now also do planets orbiting binary stars. Here's an example from 'Helliconia', a novel...
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    Thorsten replied to the thread Fictional Exoplanet creation.
    Actually, my main motivation is the hands-on experience of astrophysics - I just happen to like doing science:cool: So yeah - one could...
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    Thorsten reacted to Linguofreak's post in the thread Fictional Exoplanet creation with Like Like.
    Not in the optical, anyways. If you're watching a neutrino scintillator the ~10s surrounding the core collapse would be impressive, and...
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    Thorsten replied to the thread Fictional Exoplanet creation.
    Re-reading this, you're actually right - it is misleading. I'll change it, thanks for being persistent (y)
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    Thorsten replied to the thread Fictional Exoplanet creation.
    I don't think we disagree in what happens - merely semantics. Is a process where stuff flies outward from the center an explosion...
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    Thorsten replied to the thread Fictional Exoplanet creation.
    Yeah, it's a logical extension (and in fact I have one without GR corrections already). It'll probably come, I'll need to do some work...
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    Thorsten replied to the thread Fictional Exoplanet creation.
    Just a quick note that I have now published the code I've been using for this thread and am working on a tutorial series how it can be...
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    Thorsten replied to the thread Making Movies.
    Teaser for Episode 9 of the Cliodhna-series - in 'Samhain' we have a second important Wicca festivity as theme of the movie:
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    Thorsten replied to the thread Numerical Epidemics.
    Version 0.4 has just been published which now includes the ability to simulate the effect of ongoing vaccination campaigns (before we...
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