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(endinging in .ipynb) and a file containing a description of the model galaxy (ending
in .csv). The initial model galaxy is actually a reasonably accurate model of the Milky
Way. A backup copy of this file is provided since you will be changing the galaxy
model during this problem set.
Unless you are running Anaconda Python, you will likely not have the astropy
Python library necessary to run these simulations pre-installed. An easy way to have a
compatible environment is to run it online! Create an account on the http://
wakari.io/ service (the account is free). This is an online service that lets you run
IPython notebooks on their servers! It has the advantage that all the necessary Python
libraries are already loaded for you. Upload the IPython notebook files and the galaxy
description CSV file onto Wakari and you wil...
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- Spring '14