[Users] Release plans
bentivegna at cct.lsu.edu
Mon Nov 3 10:44:25 CST 2014
On 03/11/14 17:37, Frank Loeffler wrote:
> A new Einstein toolkit release is being prepared right now. In order to
> make this happen, the current code base is largely "frozen", with only
> small changes allowed to be made (bug fixes, documentation updates and
> the like). This will be followed by a complete freeze next Monday (Nov
> 10th), until the release a few days later.
> One suggestion for a release name (thanks Peter) is:
> Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat
> Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat (born 29 December 1923 in Lille) is a French
> mathematician and physicist. She was the first woman to be elected to
> the Académie des Sciences Française ("French Academy of Sciences") and
> is a Grand Officier of the Légion d'honneur.
> <snip> From 1951-1952 she worked at the Institute for Advanced Study in
> Princeton where she proved the local existence and uniqueness of
> solutions to the vacuum Einstein Equations. <snip> At the Universite
> Pierre et Marie Curie she continued to make significant contributions to
> mathematical physics, notably in general relativity, supergravity, and
> the non-Abelian gauge theories of the standard model.
> Please let us know if you disapprove, and/or if you want to nominate
> someone else.
Another scientist worth the eponymous title is perhaps Mary Tsingou:
The episode she was involved with is quite revealing:
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