Geoff Schrank

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Published on Oct 14, 2018

All Systems Go!

I have exciting news: all the simulations for the initial run are started and computing. I started the last 8 simulations this evening after assuring the funds were received. Two of the simulation...

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Published on Oct 07, 2018

New Simulation Completed!

I just finished the visualization for the latest simulation. Remember, you can find the latest data here. This simulation completes our full rubidium distribution at low temperature. We have data o...

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Published on Oct 01, 2018

Reproducibility and Checklists in Science for Backers

I hope you all enjoyed article that I published today on checklists. I have found them extremely useful in keeping track of science experiments and other complicated processes. I've included a link...

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Published on Oct 01, 2018

Reproducibility and Checklists in Science

One of the key components to science is that it be reproducible. I recall as a graduate student, my group was puzzling over some confusing results we'd observed in a particular experiment. My advis...

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Published on Sep 23, 2018

Starting Up New AWS Instances

I'm slowing starting up new instances on the Amazon Computing Cloud to run the different simulations. I'm going a little slowly to make sure that I have all the proper alarms, parameters, etc., in ...

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Published on Sep 17, 2018

We really made it this time!!!

Thank you so much to everyone who contributed. I just received an email that indicated we have become fully funded. (I think it's really true this time!!!). Thank you everyone for your support so f...

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Published on Sep 17, 2018

Scope and funding IV

I just got an email today from the representatives at experimen.com. I guess I was too quick to celebrate. The funding goal was reset to $2,635 to account for the experimen.com fees. We’re below th...

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Published on Sep 16, 2018

Scope and Funding III

We are over the top! Yesterday, we made it above $2440, which is the funding level to complete the simulations. Note again, this is lower than the original budgeted level and does not include funds...

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Published on Sep 14, 2018

Funding and Scope II

As I wrote a few days ago, experiment.com has agreed to allow me to change the funding level of the project. This means that I will be able to work on the simulations, but I'll have to figure out h...

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