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© SpringerLiving Reviews in Computational Astrophysics is a full open-access journal publishing critical reviews of modern computational methods and tools in astrophysics. They evaluate existing work, place it in meaningful context, and suggest areas for new research. These “living” articles are kept up-to-date by the authors.

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Stellar Astrophysics

2020 - 6:4
Anthony Mezzacappa, Eirik Endeve, O. E. Bronson Messer & Stephen W. Bruenn, 
Physical, numerical, and computational challenges of modeling neutrino transport in core-collapse supernovae

2020 - 6:3
Bernhard Müller, 
Hydrodynamics of core-collapse supernovae and their progenitors

2019 - 5:2
Andrey Beresnyak, 
MHD turbulence

2019 - 5:1
Ulrich M. Noebauer & Stuart A. Sim, 
Monte Carlo radiative transfer

2017 - 2:1
Friedrich Kupka & Herbert J. Muthsam, 
Modelling of stellar convection

Wolfram Schmidt, 
Large Eddy Simulations in Astrophysics

Relativistic Astrophysics

Alexandre Marcowith, Gilles Ferrand, Mickael Grech, Zakaria Meliani, Illya Plotnikov & Rolf Walder,
Multi-scale simulations of particle acceleration in astrophysical systems

Dinshaw S. Balsara, 
Higher-order accurate space-time schemes for computational astrophysics—Part I: finite volume methods

José María Martí & Ewald Müller, 
Grid-based Methods in Relativistic Hydrodynamics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Stephan Rosswog,
SPH Methods in the Modelling of Compact Objects

Planetary Astrophysics

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Interstellar Medium

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Astrophysics of Galaxies

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Algorithms and Codes

2018 - 4:1
Minna Palmroth, Urs Ganse, Yann Pfau-Kempf, Markus Battarbee, Lucile Turc, Thiago Brito, Maxime Grandin, Sanni Hoilijoki, Arto Sandroos & Sebastian von Alfthan, 
Vlasov methods in space physics and astrophysics

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  • Computational methods for neutrino transport in CCSN
  • Large chemical networks in astrochemistry
  • Large-scale dark matter simulations
  • Multi‐scale particle acceleration studies in astrophysical shocks systems
  • Numerical methods for simulating common envelope evolution
  • Numerical models of planetary atmosphere dynamics
  • Numerical simulations of core-collapse supernovae
  • PIC methods in astrophysics
  • Simulations of cosmic ray propagation
  • Simulations of the interstellar medium
  • Turbulence in proto-stellar disks