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I am an undergraduate in Physics, and I have an opportunity to work with a some of my seniors to learn Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Magnetohydrodynamics (MHD). Congrats! I would like to choose my first individual project in order to learn about how these techniques are used in Astrophysics. The answer to your question depends on what you mean ...


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As someone who has done this with other astronomy research grade software, I can say that using Docker fixes some problems but also creates new problems as well. I'll assume for this that your software is designed for linux but you want to support students who'll mostly be using Windows/Macs. Pros: You can ship your application pre-compiled so users don't ...


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Computational Fluid Dynamics and Magnetohydrodynamics are very important in understanding the interior of stars, star formation, the interstellar medium, accretion discs around stars,... So to answer your first question, I would say this is a great opportunity and it would be very beneficial to learn about it through a hands-on project with more experienced ...


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