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Database Maintenance 12-18-2018
Around 1 PM EST the Database will be down. This should only have the services down for one hour. Notices will be posted. On the day.

Thank you.

Jeff
13 Dec 2018, 18:10:55 UTC · Comment


Database Maintenance 10-4-2018 Complete
The database is back up. There will be some extra validation as the feeder and transitioner catch up with the incoming work units. We will continue to monitor the status of the server. 5 Oct 2018, 2:14:17 UTC · Comment


Database Maintenance 10-4-2018
We will be working on the database on 10-4-2018. The database will be shut down around 12 pm EST, of 10-4-2018.

We expect to be down for no more than 24 hours.
2 Oct 2018, 20:39:08 UTC · Comment


Nbody release v1.72
Hey All,
I just released version 1.72 of nbody for linux and windows. Mac to follow soon. I have also put up some new runs. Please let me know if there are any issues.

Thank you for your continued support,
Sidd
28 Sep 2018, 0:07:26 UTC · Comment


Nbody release 1.72 soon
I will be releasing a new version of the Nbody application within the next 24 hours. Its a minor change to our cost function, but an important one. Hopefully this version will converge to optimized values faster!

As always,
thank you for your continued support,
Sidd
26 Sep 2018, 19:13:42 UTC · Comment


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:

de_modfit_sim19fixed_bundle4_4s_NoContraintsWithDisk260_1
de_modfit_sim19fixed_bundle4_4s_NoContraintsWithDisk260_2
de_modfit_sim19fixed_bundle4_4s_NoContraintsWithDisk260_3
de_modfit_sim19fixed_bundle6_2s_NoContraintsWithDisk140_1
de_modfit_sim19fixed_bundle6_2s_NoContraintsWithDisk140_2
de_modfit_sim19fixed_bundle6_2s_NoContraintsWithDisk140_3

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

Jake
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.

Jake
17 Aug 2018, 18:50:45 UTC · Comment


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