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New Subscription Service!

EMAC_admin | April 27, 2022, 5:57 p.m.

Hello Exoplaneteers!

 

We have an exciting new subscription service for you!

Click here to subscribe to be updated by email when a new tool is published to your chosen categories or subcategories on EMAC. After signing up, you will receive emails on a weekly basis related only to the (sub)categories you have selected. You will have the opportunity to modify your selections, update your email address, and unsubscribe via a link which will be included in each email sent to you.

Remember to subscribe to our YouTube channel for tool help via our demo tutorials and follow us on Twitter @ExoplanetModels for more updates!

Happy Exploring!

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Winter Update - 32 New Tools

EMAC_admin | April 6, 2022, 4:28 p.m.

Hello Exoplaneteers!

It has been a busy winter at the Exoplanet Modeling and Analysis Center. We have a whopping 32 new tools and resources for you! Make sure to click on the links below to see the power of each new tool and resource. 

  1. PyExoRaMa: An Interactive Tool in Python to Investigate the Radius-Mass Diagram for Exoplanets
  2. special: SPEctral Characterization of ImAged Low-mass companions
  3. GENGA: A GPU N-body integrator for planet formation and planetary system evolution
  4. SOAP 2.0: RV stellar activity simulation including spot and faculae
  5. NbodyGradient: Differentiable symplectic N-body code for arbitrary orbital architectures
  6. Roman Coronagraph Exposure Time Calculator: Estimates integration times for the Roman Coronagraph instrument
  7. RASSINE: A tool for stellar spectrum continuum fitting
  8. SISTER: Starshade Imaging Simulation Toolkit for Exoplanet Reconnaissance
  9. spectools_ir: A suite of tools designed for analysis of medium/high-resolution IR molecular spectra
  10. ROCKE-3D: A fully coupled ocean atmosphere 3-D General Circulation Model
  11. BASTA: The BAyesian STellar Algorithm
  12. dips: Detrending strictly periodic signals
  13. RADIS: Fast Line-by-line code for infrared emission & absorption spectra at equilibrium & non-LTE
  14. Isca: Idealized global circulation modeling: A flexible GCM for modelling planetary atmospheres.
  15. LDTk: Limb Darkening Toolkit
  16. PyTransit: Fast and easy exoplanet transit light curve modelling in Python
  17. SERVAL: Spectrum radial velocity analyser
  18. MAGRATHEA: Planetary interior structure code
  19. P-winds: An open-source Python code to model planetary outflows and upper atmospheres
  20. TULIPS: Tool for Understanding the Lives, Interiors, and Physics of Stars
  21. PyMieDAP: Radiative Transfer of Polarized Light in Planetary Atmospheres
  22. TidalPy: Software Toolbox for Estimating Tidal Heating and Dynamics in Solar System Moons and Exoplanets
  23. Nii: A Bayesian orbit retrieval code applied to differential astrometry
  24. EVolve: Growth and evolution of volcanically-derived atmospheres
  25. gCMCRT: A GPU accelerated MCRT code for (exo)planetary atmospheres
  26. Exodetbox: Underlying Methods for Calculating Integration Time Adjusted Completeness
  27. ThERESA: Three-Dimensional Eclipse Mapping with Spectroscopic Lightcurves
  28. Exo-REM: 1D self-consistent radiative-equilibrium model for exoplanetary atmospheres
  29. UBER: Universal Boltzmann Equation Solver
  30. zeus: A Python implementation of ensemble slice sampling for efficient Bayesian parameter inference
  31. The all-sky PLATO input catalogue: 
  32. The Photometry Pipeline (PP): Automated photometry pipeline for small to medium-sized observatories

Our team is working hard on new updates for the site, including a new subscription feature that will allow users to get updates on categories of their choice. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for tool help via our demo tutorials and follow us on Twitter @ExoplanetModels for more updates!

Happy Exploring!

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2021 EMAC Year-in-Review

EMAC_admin | Jan. 26, 2022, 3:09 p.m.

Hello Exoplaneteers & Happy New Year!

2021 Was quite the year for us here at the Exoplanet Modeling & Analysis Center! Thanks to all of our wondeful contributors our respository grew by a whopping 76% with 63 new tools! Each one of our 11 categories recieved new tools, but adding new tools to our repository has not been all we've been doing.

In our ongoing efforts to make EMAC as user-friendly as possible, in 2021 we:

  • Created subcategories to make finding the tool you need within its category much easier.
  • Sent out tool editing links to all new and past contributors so that they may edit/update their tool's entry on the fly, before being approved by EMAC's Science Support Team for publishment. 
  • Added Jupyter and WebApp buttons to a resource's entry.
    • The Jupyter button takes you to an interactrive Jupyter Notebook interface where you can test out a tool before downloading it. (35 tools with this button
    • The WebApp button opens up a web application interface where you can also test the tool of your choice without looking at all the code. (20 tools with this button)
  • Added the Feedback and Copy Link to Clipboard icons to the top right portion of every tool's entry to allow users to give us constructive criticism and share tools with the click of a button, respectively.
  • Added what Coding Language was used to create each tool on the bottom left hand corner of each entry. 
  • Grew our Twitter following to ~600 followers and YouTube Channel to ~70 subscribers.
    • YouTube Demo Tutorials now have Closed Captioning in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
  • Last but definitely not least, our very own Nick Susemiehl gave a 5 minute flash talk titled, "New Enhancements to the Exoplanet Modeling & Analysis Center" at the 2021 Chesapeake Bay Area Exoplanet Meeting.

If 2022 is anything like 2021 you can rest assured knowing that EMAC will continue growing and evolving to meet the goal of exoplanet characterization! 

 

Now, we would like to congratulate all the winners of the inagural 2021 Exoplanet Modeling & Analysis Center's End of Year Superlatives (EMACeys), hosted on our Twitter page, @ExoplanetModels!

 

Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for for tool help via our demo tutorials and follow us on Twitter @ExoplanetModels for more updates!

Happy Exploring!

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Announcing the 1st ever EMACeys!

EMAC_admin | Dec. 8, 2021, 1:04 p.m.

Hello Exoplaneteers!

We are very excited to announce the most prestigious made up award in exoplanet modeling: the first ever Exoplanet Modeling & Analysis Center's End of Year Superlatives (EMACeys)! Each day from Dec. 13th- 24th we will post a twitter pole for one of our 12 categories followed by 4 nominations. The 4th nomination for each category will be determined by you! Visit our twitter page @ExoplanetModels and DM us or retweet one of our category tweets with the hashtag #EMACeys with your nomination. 4th Nomination voting closes Sunday, Dec. 12th at 11:59pm ET. Voting for the first award will begin Monday, Dec. 13th at 9am ET. Voting for each category will be open for 24 hours and the winner will be announced the following day. See the categories and nominees below and be sure to use #EMACeys on twitter to add/follow the lively debate on why a tool should be awarded! Lastly, have an exoplanet modeling tool that you’d like to include in the EMACeys but it isn’t on our site yet? Well go to https://emac.gsfc.nasa.gov/submissions/ to submit it today!

Most Convoluted Back-ronym

  1. DYNAMITE: DYNAmical Multi-planet [System Architecture] Injection [via Monte Carlo Integrations] TEster
  2. ThERESA: Three-Dimensional Eclipse Mapping with Spectroscopic Lightcurves
  3. EVolve: Growth and evolution of volcanically-derived atmospheres
  4. TBD

Tool most likely to be a Pokémon

  1. FALCO: Wavefront Estimation and Control Software for Coronagraphs
  2. EXOCROSS: A general program for generating spectra from molecular line lists
  3. ShellSpec: Lightcurves, spectra and images of binaries and exoplanets with moving circum-object material
  4. TBD

Tools most likely to be frenemies

  1. BATMAN: A Python Package for Fast Calculation of Exoplanet Transit Light Curves & The Joker: A custom Monte Carlo sampler for the two-body problem
  2. ARCHI: An expansion to the CHEOPS mission official pipeline & Agatha: A Framework of Periodograms to Disentangle Periodic Signals from Correlated Noise
  3. THOR: Flexible Global Circulation Model to Explore Planetary Atmospheres & Wotan: Remove Trends from Time-series Data
  4. TBD

Tool most likely to be used by Darth Vader

  1. Kepler DR25 Robovetter: Automatic vetting of Kepler DR25 TCEs into Planet Candidates and False Positives
  2. Exostriker: Transit and Radial velocity Interactive Fitting tool for Orbital analysis and N-body simulations
  3. PlanetSlicer: Phase Curve Fitting for Emission and Reflection via the Orange Slice Model
  4. TBD

Best Tool Named After Greek/Roman Mythology

  1. VULCAN: Photochemical kinetics for planetary atmospheres
  2. HELIOS: 1D radiative-convective model for exoplanetary atmospheres
  3. APOLLO: MCMC Exoplanet Atmosphere Retrieval Code
  4. TBD

Tool most likely to be a superpower name

  1. EXOFAST: Fitting Tool for RV and Astrometric Datasets Observed with any Combination of Wavelengths
  2. orbitize!: Package for Orbit-Fitting of Directly Imaged Objects
  3. xwavecal: A Blind Wavelength Calibration Algorithm for Echelle Spectrographs
  4. TBD

Tool most likely to be in Lord of the Rings

  1. IcyDwarf: IcyDwarf computes the coupled geophysical-chemical-orbital evolution of an icy dwarf planet or moon
  2. The Opacity Wizard: A Tool for Visualizations of Opacity and Abundance Data for Exoplanet and Brown Dwarf Atmospheres
  3. Exorings: Python Tools for Displaying and Fitting Giant Extrasolar Planet Ring Systems
  4. TBD

Tool most likely to be 90s rock band (in an alternate universe)

  1. EDI-Vetter Unplugged: Transit Signal False Positive Vetting Tool
  2. Exo-REM: 1D self-consistent radiative-equilibrium model for exoplanetary atmospheres
  3. HARDCORE Web Interface
  4. TBD

Who you'd love to have a conversation with

  1. Hypatia Catalog: Database of stellar elemental abundances for solar neighborhood stars
  2. PICASO: Open-Source RT Model for Computing Reflected Exoplanet Light at any Phase Geometry
  3. KOBE: Kepler Observes Bern Exoplanets
  4. TBD

Which Tool would win in a fight

  1. CHIMERA: Exoplanet Emission/Transmission Atmospheric Retrieval Tool
  2. TRICERATOPS: Bayesian Vetting and Validation Tool for Transiting Exoplanet Candidates
  3. Pyratbay: A Forward-modeling and retrieval code to model exoplanet atmospheres and spectra
  4. TBD

Tool you'd like to own as a pet

  1. SWEET-Cat: A catalog of stellar parameters for stars with planets
  2. AstroBEAR: An Adaptive Mesh Refinement Code for Computational Astrophysics
  3. PandExo: JWST/HST Simulator
  4. TBD

Tool most likely to be an anime hero/villain

  1. MRExo: Nonparametric Mass-radius Modelling for Exoplanets
  2. ODUSSEAS: A Machine Learning Tool to Derive Effective Temperature and Metallicity for M Dwarf Stars
  3. JET: JWST Exoplanet Targeting Program
  4. TBD

Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for for tool help via our demo tutorials and follow us on Twitter @ExoplanetModels for more updates!

Happy Exploring!
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Fall Update & New Tools!

EMAC_admin | Oct. 29, 2021, 12:22 p.m.

Hello Exoplaneteers!

In our ongoing efforts to improve the EMAC user experience, we have now added targeted subcategories! Each category now comes with a dropdown menu of several subcategories to make finding the best tool for your work easier and quicker. We hope this makes it easier to pinpoint the types of resources that you're looking for; please send us a note at gsfc-emac@mail.nasa.gov with new sub-categories that you'd like to see.

We have also added Portuguese closed captioning to all of our YouTube videos in addition to Spanish and English. We want to add several more languages but we need volunteers. If you wish to help us translate closed captions to a different language or have general questions, comments, or concerns regarding EMAC please DM us on Twitter @ExoplanetModels or email us.

Lastly, we added 15 new tools to EMAC! Click on any of the links below to check them out.

Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for for tool help via our demo tutorials and follow us on Twitter @ExoplanetModels for more updates!

Happy Exploring!
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BUFFET Workshop - Open Registration!

EMAC_admin | Sept. 14, 2021, 4:23 p.m.

Workshop registration is now OPEN!

BUFFET: Building a Unified Framework For Exoplanet Treatments

September 27-29, 2021 • online everywhere


The NASA Nexus for Exoplanet System Science (NExSS) CUISINES Working Group is hosting this three-day workshop to bring together scientists who use a variety of models to explore the planets in the Solar System and beyond, and who are interested in comparing results through exoplanet model intercomparison projects (MIPs) that would promote best scientific practices and maximize scientific output, as well as enable broad and inclusive community participation.


Brief outline of workshop activities:


Monday, September 27

  • Short talks on defining a MIP’s purpose by outlining science questions to be addressed and specific goals for a MIP to achieve, considering ramifications for observable targets. 

  • Community discussion of research questions that can be best addressed through intercomparisons, and how intercomparisons can help your personal research.

  • Breakout sessions for each of 4 model types (3D GCM, 1D RCE/Photochemistry, EBM, RT tools) to discuss specific ideas for intercomparisons.


Tuesday, September 28

  • Community discussions on developing a realistic experimental design and scope that addresses the MIP’s purpose and enables broad participation, as well as defining benchmark cases for reference. 

  • Breakout sessions to define specific MIP protocols, by model type and/or for MIP ideas developed in the previous day’s breakout sessions.  


Wednesday, September 29

  • Community discussion on creating data management plans that meet the needs of individual MIP participants, as well as long-term archiving and data sharing.

  • Community definition of timelines for completion of MIP experiments, data sharing and analysis, and manuscript(s) development among MIP participants.

  • Community contributions to a draft outline for a paper presenting CUISINES-endorsed frameworks for MIPs within and between model types (1-D RCE/Photochemistry, EBM, GCM, RT tools).


A detailed agenda can be found here: https://bit.ly/2YpNlyb


Registration is FREE. We ask everyone to complete this registration form no later than September 23, in order to receive updates for Zoom links and other important information: https://bit.ly/3zTLP5h 

 

See you all on Monday, September 27!

 

Linda Sohl, Kostas Tsigaridis, & The BUFFET SOC

 

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BUFFET Workshop Announcement!

EMAC_admin | Aug. 3, 2021, 4:30 p.m.

Dear EMAC users and resource developers,

The NASA Nexus for Exoplanet System Science (NExSS) CUISINES Working Group is pleased to announce a workshop:

BUFFET: Building a Unified Framework For Exoplanet Treatments

September 27-29, 2021 • online everywhere

This three-day workshop will bring together scientists who use a variety of models to explore the planets in the Solar System and beyond, and who are interested in participating in community-led efforts to compare results across models. These model intercomparisons will hopefully lead to a better understanding of modeled planetary environments, processes and spectral characteristics that are dramatically different from modern Earth, as well as lead to improvements for individual models.

The main objective of this workshop is the development of a framework for designing exoplanet model intercomparison projects (MIPs) that would promote best scientific practices and maximize scientific output, as well as enable broad and inclusive community participation.

This workshop is for you if:

  • You use and/or develop computational models to study the past or current states of Earth, Solar System bodies, or exoplanets (ranging from icy moons and dwarf planets to hot Jupiters and brown dwarfs).
  • You use and/or develop computational models to generate synthetic planetary spectra that may also be used with instrument simulators.
  • You would like to contribute to the development of community standards that can help lead to new comparative planetology insights, and to more robust interpretations/predictions for observational missions.

 

A significant part of the workshop will be devoted to brainstorming about both scientific targets and practical matters for completing MIPs that advance the scientific interests of the community. The BUFFET workshop is therefore directly in line with SEEC and EMAC community-oriented efforts and will be closely connected to the EMAC mission by providing data and model repositories for each of the CUISINES future intercomparisons.

Your contributions as users and developers will aid the community in facilitating these future intercomparisons! We therefore encourage the EMAC community to please indicate their interest to aid us in planning by filling out the following short form: https://forms.gle/yvQ1ka3qpfRtaAXi7

 

Thanks,

The EMAC and CUISINES Teams, for the BUFFET SOC

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June Updates & New Tools!

EMAC_admin | July 2, 2021, 3:04 p.m.

Hello Exoplaneteers! The EMAC catalog is up to 100+ tools and resources, 53 of which have either a WebApp or interactive Jupyter Notebook button for users to "test drive" the tool or resource. For contributors that wish to add a Jupyter Notebook or web application to their tool entry, email us at gsfc-emac@mail.nasa.gov to receive your submissions editing link. With this link you can add your own interactive Jupyter Notebook or web application, and also add or edit anything else. If you wish to create a web application but need help, we are more than happy to offer the services of our Technical Team. Send us an email with your request and we will work together. Some examples of EMAC's web application capabilities include entries such as HARDCORE, Lightkurve, Exoplanet Composition Interpolator, and TPFplotter. Last month, science team member Nick Susemiehl gave a short talk at the spring Chesapeake Bay Area Exoplanet Meeting (CHEXO) on all the progress EMAC has made in the last year or so. Click here to watch the 5 minute flash talk titled, "New Enhancements to the Exoplanet Modeling & Analysis Center". We have added 4 new tools!

  • SparseBLS: Box-Fitting Least Squares implementation for sparse data
  • Pyratbay: A Forward-modeling and retrieval code to model exoplanet atmospheres and spectra
  • KOBE: Kepler Observes Bern Exoplanets
  • Hypatia Catalog: Database of stellar elemental abundances for solar neighborhood stars
Lastly, we want to give a big shout-out to Apexa Patel! Apexa is a talented web developer who has been with us since 2018. We are sad to announce that she is leaving our team for another opportunity, but we could not be happier for her. Apexa’s contributions to EMAC have been crucial to its success. There are no words to express our gratitude for all her hard work and contributions to EMAC and to the overall Exoplanet Community. Apexa, we wish you the best for your future! Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly demo tutorials and follow us on Twitter @ExoplanetModels for more updates! Happy Exploring! Stay tuned for more new features coming next month.
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April & May Updates & New Tools!

EMAC_admin | May 14, 2021, 3:49 p.m.

In our ongoing efforts to make the Exoplanet Modeling and Analyses Center as user friendly as possible, we have added a "feedback" icon to all of our listed resources! Users can now click on the feedback icon to let us know what buttons they would like to see added to a specific resource. I.e. Jupyter, WebApp, Demo buttons. Users can also submit ideas via the feedback icon. Additionally, we have added a new category: "Hardware Control & Optimization." This category is for resources that model and control hardware performance. For example, algorithms that perform adaptive optics optimization, wavefront sensing and control, segment phasing, etc. As always, we want our site to continue to grow for the good of the world's exoplanet community. If you have any questions about submitting a resource or questions in general please email us at gsfc-emac@mail.nasa.gov . Lastly, we have added 10 new tools!

  • Gemini Planet Imager Data Reduction Pipeline: Official data reduction pipeline for the GPI instrument integral field spectrograph
  • ExoplAn3T: Exoplanet Analysis and 3D visualization Tool
  • RVLIN: A Fast Maximum Likelihood Method for Fitting Multiplanet Keplerian Curves to RV Data Coded in IDL
  • pyLIMA: Microlensing Modeling and Simulation
  • ESO SkyCalc: Web and API interface to The Cerro Paranal Advanced Sky Model
  • exoscene: A Python library for library for simulating direct images of exoplanetary systems
  • FALCO: Wavefront Estimation and Control Software for Coronagraphs
  • Astronet-Triage: A Neural Network for TESS Light Curve Triage
  • SpaceHub: A high-performance gravity integration toolkit for few-body problems in astrophysics
  • RadVel: Radial Velocity Fitting Toolkit: General Toolkit for Modeling Radial Velocities
Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly demo tutorials and follow us on Twitter @ExoplanetModels for more updates! Happy Exploring! Stay tuned for more new features coming next month.
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February & March Updates and New Tools!

EMAC_admin | April 2, 2021, 1:33 p.m.

It has been a busy few months at the Exoplanet Modeling and Analysis Center! We've made a few changes and added some new features to our homesite. The new "Jupyter" button will allow users to sample tools in an interactive Jupyter Notebook environment. The "Launch" button is now called the "WebApp" button where you can open up a tool's web application. For users that wish to add an interactive Jupyter notebook environment link to their published submissions or make any other changes email gsfc-emac@mail.nasa.gov to get a link to edit your entry. Lastly, we have added 15 new tools! Visit the Vote page to vote for which tools you would like to see as a WebApp.

New Tools:
  • ChromaStarPy: Transit light-curve modelling integrated with stellar atmosphere and surface intensity modeling
  • ARTES: Radiative transfer of polarized light in 3D exoplanet atmospheres
  • Kepler DR25 Robovetter: Automatic vetting of Kepler DR25 TCEs into Planet Candidates and False Positives
  • VARTOOLS: Command-line program for analyzing astronomical time-series data
  • MAYONNAISE processing pipeline: A morphological components analysis pipeline for circumstellar disks and exoplanets imaging
  • Spotrod: A Semi-analytic Model for Transits of Spotted Stars
  • EXOCROSS: A general program for generating spectra from molecular line lists
  • ShellSpec: Lightcurves, spectra and images of binaries and exoplanets with moving circum-object materia
  • kima: Exoplanet detection in RVs with DNest4 and GPs
  • PlanetSlicer: Phase Curve Fitting for Emission and Reflection via the Orange Slice Model
  • MCMCI: MCMC-based analysis of light curves or RV time series with interpolation within stellar isochrones
  • SWEET-Cat: A catalog of stellar parameters for stars with planets
  • EDI-Vetter Unplugged: Transit Signal False Positive Vetting Tool
  • Exorings: Python Tools for Displaying and Fitting Giant Extrasolar Planet Ring Systems
  • TTVFaster: First Order Eccentricity Transit Timing Variations (TTVs)
Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly demo tutorials and follow us on Twitter @ExoplanetModels for more updates! Happy Exploring! Stay tuned for more new features coming next month.
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January Updates and New Tools!

EMAC_admin | Feb. 3, 2021, 11:36 a.m.

Happy New Years! We've added 4 new tools to the EMAC homesite and 2 new demos to our YouTube channel. We also upgraded EMAC mobile. You can now view and share resources and tools hosted on EMAC with the click of a button. Last but certainly not least, you can now see how many ADS citations a tool or resource has and visit the original associated paper with our new ADS button!

Our EMAC Science Support Team has created new YouTube video demos for:
  • Navigating through the EMAC Homepage: Welcome to EMAC!
  • BATMAN: A Python Package for Fast Calculation of Exoplanet Transit Light Curves
Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel to view all our demos and follow us on Twitter @ExoplanetModels for more updates!

Lastly, here's a list of new tools posted in November:
  • ATMO: 1D-2D radiative/convective atmospheric code
  • VLT-sphere: Automatic VLT/SPHERE data reduction and analysis
  • SPInS: Stellar Parameters INferred Systematically
  • Catwoman: A transit modelling Python package for asymmetric light curves
Happy Exploring! Stay tuned for more new features coming next month.
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December Updates and New Tools!

EMAC_admin | Jan. 15, 2021, 2:40 p.m.

Huge Update! We've added 14 new tools to the EMAC homesite as well as added 2 new demos to our YouTube page. In our ongoing efforts to bring important and useful tools to the worldwide Exoplaneteering community we have added closed captioning in both English and Spanish to all of our YouTube demos.

Our EMAC Science Support Team has created new YouTube video demos for:
  • ATMO Generic Grid @ ExoCTK: A Generic Model Grid of Planetary Transmission Spectra
  • Lightkurve Web Interface: Easy to use Web Interface of the Lightkurve Python Package
Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel to view all our demos and follow us on Twitter @ExoplanetModels for more updates!

Lastly, here's a list of new tools posted in November:
  • POET: Planetary Orbital Evolution due to Tides - Calculate secular orbital evolution
  • Aeolus: Python Library for Object-Oriented Analysis of Atmospheric Model Output
  • pyaneti: A multi-planet Radial Velocity and Transit fit software
  • THOR: Flexible Global Circulation Model to Explore Planetary Atmospheres
  • Juliet: A Versatile Modeling tool for Transiting and Non-transiting Exoplanetary Systems
  • Wotan: Remove Trends from Time-series Data
  • xwavecal: A Blind Wavelength Calibration Algorithm for Echelle Spectrographs
  • TRICERATOPS: Bayesian Vetting and Validation Tool for Transiting Exoplanet Candidates
  • RV Jitter prediction code: Predicting RV jitter due to stellar oscillations and granulation using stellar parameters
  • Stella: Convolutional Neural Networks for Flare Identification in TESS 2-minute Data
  • Habitable-exoplanets-visualisation: Visualization of the NASA Exoplanets Archive open data of exoplanets that are similar to the Earth.
  • Lightkurve Web Interface: Easy to use Web Interface of the Lightkurve Python Package
  • EvapMass: Minimum mass of planets predictor
  • The Joker: A custom Monte Carlo sampler for the two-body problem
Happy Exploring! Stay tuned for more new features coming next month.
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November Updates and New Tools!

EMAC_admin | Dec. 8, 2020, 5:21 p.m.

We've added 4 new tools to the EMAC home page as well as 3 new video demos to our YouTube channel!

Our EMAC Science Support Team has created new YouTube video demos for:
  • REPAST: Rocky ExoPlanet Albedo Spectra Tool
  • HARDCORE: A Core Radius Fractions Exoplanet Online Calculator
  • StaggerGrid: A Grid of 3D stellar spectra with StaggerCode
Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel to view all our demos and follow us on Twitter @ExoplanetModels for more updates!

Lastly, here's a list of new tools posted in November:
  • CHIMERA: Exoplanet Emission/Transmission Atmospheric Retrieval Tool
  • VBBinaryLensing: Computation of Microlensing Light Curves and Astrometry
  • ARCHI: An expansion to the CHEOPS mission official pipeline
  • ExoplanetsSysSim.jl: The SysSim Planet Population Simulator
EMAC is now mobile! You can now see all the tools hosted on EMAC on your phone or tablet.
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October Updates and New Tools!

EMAC_admin | Nov. 9, 2020, 1:32 p.m.

We've added 5 new tools to the EMAC home page as well as 4 new video demos to our YouTube page!

Our EMAC Science Support Team has created new YouTube video demos for:
  • The Exoplanet Boundaries Calculator: An Online Condensations Boundary Calculator
  • CGP: Reflection Spectra Repository for Cool Giant Planets
  • STARRY: Analytic Occultation Light Curves
  • LAPS: The Live Atmosphere-of-Planets Simulator
Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube page or follow us on Twitter @ExoplanetModels for more updates!

Lastly, here's a list of new tools posted in October:
  • SVO Filter Profile Service: A repository of Filter information for the Virtual Observatory
  • SVO Theoretical Spectra Server: A Server of Data for over 60 Collections of Theoretical Spectra and Observational Templates
  • VIP: Vortex Image Processing package
  • AstroBEAR: An Adaptive Mesh Refinement Code for Computational Astrophysics
  • Forecaster: Empirical, Probabilistic Predictions of Exoplanet Masses & Radii
You can use our new Sort-by-Date option on our homepage to see each EMAC tool as it was added.
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September Updates and New Tools!

EMAC_admin | Oct. 13, 2020, 3:12 p.m.

We've added a number of new updates to the EMAC Featured Resources homepage during the month of September, as well as 14 new tools!

On the EMAC homepage, we've added an option for a "Demo" link for tools, which will link to a demonstration or tutorial for the tool. Our EMAC Science Support Team has created a YouTube video demo for the Exoplanet Composition Interpolator to start out with - take a look, and consider making one for your tool!

We've also added a submission field for the most relevant publication for the resource (we're planning to make this link accessible in the future), and also a new resource category (Data Visualization Tools). If you'd like to adjust your resource entry to take advantage of these changes, contact us by email or the Feedback page.

Finally, here's a list of our new tools posted in September:
  • Barycorrpy: Precise Barycentric Correction for Stellar and Solar Radial Velocities and Time- stamps
  • BEM: Beyond the Exoplanet Mass-radius Relation with Random Forest
  • ExoCAM: Exoplanet Extension for the CAM GCM
  • JET: JWST Exoplanet Targeting Program
  • MRExo: Nonparametric Mass-radius Modelling for Exoplanets
  • MulensModel: A Microlensing Event Fitting Tool
  • ODUSSEAS: A Machine Learning Tool to Derive Effective Temperature and Metallicity for M Dwarf Stars
  • PEXO: A Tool for Precise Modeling and Fitting for Timing, Radial Velocity and Astrometry Data
  • REBOUND: A Flexible Multi-Integrator N-body Code
  • REPAST: Rocky ExoPlanet Albedo Spectra Tool
  • SVO Filter Profile Service: A repository of Filter information for the Virtual Observatory
  • SVO Theoretical Spectra Server
  • The Exo-Striker: Transit and Radial Velocity Fitting Tool for Orbital Analysis and N-Body Simulation
  • tpfplotter: TESS Target Pixel Files Creator
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Welcome to the EMAC News Page!

EMAC_admin | Sept. 23, 2020, 1:25 p.m.

We'd like to introduce you to the new EMAC News page! Here you can find announcements when we publish new tools, update existing tools, and make other enhancements to the EMAC website and database. You can even use our Vote feature to weigh in on which tools you would like our team develop into new web apps hosted on the EMAC website.

We will be updating this page regularly with important information, so we encourage you to check back often. You can subscribe to our RSS feed, and follow the unofficial EMAC Twitter account, @ExoplanetModels.
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