Congrats to all involved.

A great achievement, and I mean both the experiment and the Python team(s).

Vasudev Ram - Dancing Bison Enterprises
About: http://jugad2.blogspot.in/p/about-vasudev-ram.html
ActiveState Code recipes:
https://code.activestate.com/recipes/users/4173351

On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 4:11 PM, M.-A. Lemburg <m...@egenix.com> wrote:

> On 13.02.2016 23:59, Khaled Monsoor wrote:
> > hello everyone in this wonderful community,
> >
> > probably, we already know about the recent confirmation by LIGO
> > <http://www.ligo.org/> about existence of "gravitational waves", a major
> > prediction by the "theory of relativity" by Albert Einstein. It is a huge
> > milestone to human endeavour to understand nature.
> >
> > what we may or may not know that Python was the de-facto language of
> > software components of the experimentation. It was extensively used in
> > day-to-day operations, from orchestrating the instruments[1], gathering
> > data, analytics, to generating the finally published pretty graphs[2].
> > Usage of Python, IPython notebook & matplotlib was extensive among the
> > team-members of LIGO.[3], [4]
> >
> > i am not a part of LIGO, or any of the member organisations.
> > Rather, as a common enthusiast of natural-sciences as well as a
> open-source
> > believer, I would like to take a moment to thank every single contributor
> > of Python. Please keep up pushing your commits.
> > We facilitated something bigger than us.
>
> Thank you for sharing this information with us. This is really
> exciting :-)
>
> I took the liberty to use these great news as part of
> our EuroPython 2016 launch announcement yesterday (which I'll
> post here as well).
>
> > i would also like to take a moment to remember our lost friend, John D.
> > Hunter, the creator of matplotlib. Whom we lost in 2012 in a battle with
> > cancer. Dear John, you are long gone, but you will live generations
> through
> > 2-D matplotlib plots.
> >
> >
> > Thanks everyone.
> >
> > Khaled Monsoor,
> > a common user of Python
> >
> >
> > refs:
> > [1]:
> >
> https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/45g8qu/we_are_the_ligo_scientific_collaboration_and_we/czxnlux
> > [2]: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Ca8jlVIWcAUmeP8.png
> > [3]: https://losc.ligo.org/s/events/GW150914/GW150914_tutorial.html
> > [4]: https://github.com/ligo-cbc
>
> --
> Marc-Andre Lemburg
> eGenix.com
>
> Professional Python Services directly from the Experts (#1, Feb 16 2016)
> >>> Python Projects, Coaching and Consulting ...  http://www.egenix.com/
> >>> Python Database Interfaces ...           http://products.egenix.com/
> >>> Plone/Zope Database Interfaces ...           http://zope.egenix.com/
> ________________________________________________________________________
> 2016-01-19: Released eGenix pyOpenSSL 0.13.13 ... http://egenix.com/go86
>
> ::: We implement business ideas - efficiently in both time and costs :::
>
>    eGenix.com Software, Skills and Services GmbH  Pastor-Loeh-Str.48
>     D-40764 Langenfeld, Germany. CEO Dipl.-Math. Marc-Andre Lemburg
>            Registered at Amtsgericht Duesseldorf: HRB 46611
>                http://www.egenix.com/company/contact/
>                       http://www.malemburg.com/
>
> _______________________________________________
> PSF-Community mailing list
> PSF-Community@python.org
> https://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/psf-community
>
_______________________________________________
PSF-Community mailing list
PSF-Community@python.org
https://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/psf-community

Reply via email to