The Einstein Toolkit

New Einstein Toolkit Release

There is a new Einstein Toolkit release, the "Lorentz" Release. Please check the release notes for details.

North American Einstein Toolkit Workshop, July 26th to 30th 2021

We held an online Einstein Toolkit Workshop at UIUC July 26th to 30th 2021.

Topics covered included: Writing code for the Einstein Toolkit, Generating and using initial data produced by LORENE, CarpetX, analyzing data produced by the Einstein Toolkit.

Please see the school website for details and program information. Recordings are available in a YouTube playlist.

Weekly telecon

Join us at the weekly Einstein Toolkit phone call at 9:00 am US central time on Thursdays.


The Einstein Toolkit is a community-driven software platform of core computational tools to advance and support research in relativistic astrophysics and gravitational physics.
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