Archive for August, 2014

Since August 1, 2014, I have started working in the Stellar Physics Department of the Astronomical Institute of Academy of Sciences, in Czech Republic, with Michaela Kraus. I will contribute to the investigation of the mass-loss history of some massive beasts out there (Luminous Blue Variables, B[e] supergiants, yellow hypergiants) Information on these new area […]

Among the simplest installation methods to install IRAF are SciSoft (for RedHat/Fedora based distributions) and Fernando Avila Castro iso files (for Ubuntu/Debian based distributions). However, both require root privileges. What can you do when you do not have these permissions? Ureka [1] comes in rescue! It is easy to install (download and run the installer![2]) […]