Posted on January 7, 2008  Comments (0)

UbuntuScience is a great source of information on hundreds of freeware and open source science software for the unbuntu operating system (linux), including:

  • KStars – A virtual planetarium
  • Coot – Superb tool for crystallographers
  • R – for statistical computing and graphics
  • LaTeX – text mark up system used by scientists in several fields (e.g., physics, mathematics) to write papers
  • BOINC – A software platform for distributed computing using volunteered computer resources. Projects include: Climateprediction.net, Einstein@Home, LHC@home, Predictor@home and SETI@home.

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