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Database Maintenance 9-4-2014
We are updating the database currently. The server will be down.
As of 1:30 pm EST.
4 Sep 2018, 17:08:03 UTC · Comment

Database Maintenance
Hello Everyone.
I am Jeff Thompson and have been working on and off with MilkyWay@home since 2012, but I have been quiet recently.

For the next few months, on Tuesdays, we will be scheduling server maintenance.
We will post on the day threads for any issues that may arise.

This is a heads up.

Thank you for your continued support.
30 Aug 2018, 17:34:41 UTC · Comment

New MilkyWay@Home Developer
Hello all,

My name is Eric Mendelsohn, and I am a new developer working on the code for MilkyWay@Home. I am currently working on testing the impact of several parameters implicit within the N-body integrator used in MilkyWay@Home. I am also working on adding new gravitational potential models for the simulated bulge, disk, and halo of the Milky Way Galaxy. If you have any questions involving N-body, I will do my best to answer them as accurately as possible.

Thank you for your support!
21 Aug 2018, 17:42:13 UTC · Comment

New Separation Runs
Hey Everyone,

I put up a few new separation runs. You may notice that these have slightly different run times. The credit awarded should reflect the run time.

The run names are:


If you have any questions or issues, let me know.

21 Aug 2018, 14:14:28 UTC · Comment

PhD Thesis
Hey Everyone,

I just wanted to updated everyone on some of the current scientific work and results coming out of MilkyWay@home. These results can be found in my PhD thesis which I posted here.

The major result from this work is that we have mapped 7 stellar streams in the Milky Way halo. We believe two of these streams are likely to newly discovered streams.

These results would not have been possible without the contributions of the MilkyWay@home volunteers. Looking forward we hope to improve our mapping algorithms to find map new stellar streams and better fit those we have already found.

Thank you.

17 Aug 2018, 18:50:45 UTC · Comment

New nbody runs July 2
Hey All,

I just put up some new nbody runs. They will be the first to run off the new version (v170). I waited some time to put these up so the queue would clear out of the old workunits.

Please let me know if anyone encounters any issues with these runs.

As always, thank you for you continuing support,
2 Jul 2018, 16:54:17 UTC · Comment

Nbody 1.70 release
Hey All,

I just released a new version of Nbody, v1.70. There were very minor but necessary changes. I am hoping the transition goes smoothly.

As always, please let us know if there are any issues.

Thank you for your continuing support,
27 Jun 2018, 18:01:31 UTC · Comment

New Separation Runs 7 May
Hey Everyone,

I just put up a bunch of new runs named:


where XX goes from 09 to 23.

Let me know if you see any issues with these runs here.

Thanks everyone,

7 May 2018, 20:36:39 UTC · Comment

Improved Database Stability
Hey Everyone,

I made some more configuration updates to improve database stability. If you notice any database errors, please post about them here.

16 Apr 2018, 19:21:10 UTC · Comment

New Runs
Hey Everyone,

I just put up 14 new runs. These are de_modfit_XX_bundle5_NoContraintsWithDisk_1 where XX runs from 09 to 23. Each of these is using a different parameter and star file so its very possible that there was some human error on my part putting them up. They were all tested beforehand but if you see any issues, please let me know with the name of the run that's giving you trouble.

Some of these runs have some extra calculations due to the run requirements so their runtimes will vary slightly. The credits should scale accordingly.

2 Apr 2018, 15:59:07 UTC · Comment

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