Center for Computational Astrophysics

The Center for Computational Astrophysics executes research programs on systems ranging in scales from planets to cosmology, creating and using computational tools for data analysis and theory. It also supports, trains, and equips diverse members of the global astrophysics community and convenes events and workshops in New York City.

Our Mission:
▪ Solve important, hard problems in computational astrophysics. Focus on problems that we at Flatiron are uniquely positioned to solve. ▪ Invent and propagate better data-analysis practices, analytical methods and computational methods for the global astrophysics community, with a focus on rigor. ▪ Develop, maintain and contribute to open-source software packages, open data and their communities. ▪ Create and support a community of astrophysics doers, learners and mentors in New York City and beyond. ▪ Train and launch diverse early-career researchers in astrophysics with unique capabilities in computational methods.

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Joel Primack: New Challenges in Cosmology Galaxy Formation Planet Habitability

Research Highlights

The Quijote Simulations

Govind Menon, ChangHoon Hahn, Elena Massara, Arka Banerjee, Ana Maria Delgado, Doogesh Kodi Ramanah, Tom Charnock, E. Giusarma, Y. Li, Erwan Allys, Antoine Brochard, Cora Uhlemann, Chi-Ting Chiang, S. He, Alice Pisani, Andrej Obuljen, Yu Feng, Emanuele Castorina, Gabriella Contardo, Christina D. Kreisch, Andrina Nicola, Justin Alsing, Roman Scoccimarro, Licia Verde, Matteo Viel, S. Ho, S. Mallat, Benjamin Wandelt, F. Villaescusa-Navarro, D. Spergel

The Quijote simulations are a set of 44,100 full N-body simulations spanning more than 7000 cosmological models in the $\{{{\rm{\Omega…

The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series

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Advancing Research in Basic Science and MathematicsSubscribe to Flatiron Institute announcements and other foundation updates