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The EMAC repository and interface are continually under development, and we are recruiting and receiving new resources all the time. As EMAC grows, we will periodically make announcements on this News page and simultaneously through our RSS feed. Please subscribe to the feed or check this page regularly for updates; if you have questions or comments, feel free to submit them through the Feedback page.

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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