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9 July 2020
  • 9 am: GeV-TeV call with Reshmi, Qi, Adam
    • sanity check: compare 1ES1213 LC to paper, look for 2013 flare, plot on top of eachother
    • Next week: VERITAS Meeting
    • prepare slides: pipeline, LC, index vs flux plots.
    • convert MET to MJD
8 July 2020
  • 1 pm: Anti-Racism reading group.
    • Next time: What is the plan for including Tamir Rice in #STEM? (Chanda Precod-Weinstein) & review the APS meeting and department town hall.
  • 2 pm: WUSTL Astrophysics Research Talk: "Active galactic nuclei, with an introduction to analyzing astrophysical catalogs using Python”, by Prof. Manel Errando

7 July 2020

  • Begin 3-day LC analysis in Jupyter Notebook
  • 1 pm: Summer 2020 Colloquium Talk: "Record-breaking Gamma-Ray burst observations."
  • Prepare slides for the Anti-Racism reading group.

6 July 2020

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  • Summer 2020 Colloquium Series: "What is a Black Hole?" - Dan Kabat
  • Meeting with Ari: Adam, Reshmi & Qi joined
  • Journal Club led by Kayla

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  • 3 pm: Meeting with Ari: Adam, Reshmi & Qi joined
  • 4 pm: Journal Club led by Kayla
  1 July 2020
  • plotting "Hardness Plot": flux vs index in Jupyter Notebook
  • Anti-Racism Reading Group
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  • Group Meeting

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  30 June 2020
  • plotting LC: time vs flux
  • Begin reading for Journal Club: The TeV gamma-ray luminosity of the Milky-Way and the contribution of H.E.S.S. unresolved sources to VHE diffuse emission
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  • prepare for Anti-Racism reading group on Wed.

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  29 June 2020
  • 2:00 pm - SP2 Faculty Workshop, "Black Holes and Space" - Reshmi Mukherjee
  • 3:00 pm - Group meeting: updates on 1ES1215, reminder for Anti-Racism reading group.
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    • add Adam & Milutin to slack & share documents

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  26 June 2020
  • Trying to figure out how to access the LC output file
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  • Physics Department Town Hall

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  25 June 2020
  • Meeting with Ari
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  • Set up conda environment: instructions in email from Ari
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  • Access LC file in Jupyter Notebook from FermiPy tutorial
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  • Leading Journal Club: Modeling the Emission Processes in Blazars (Boettcher, 2006)

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  • Leading Journal Club: Modeling the Emission Processes in Blazars (Boettcher, 2006)
  24 June 2020
  • Missed group meeting - still feeling sick
  • 2:00 pm APS Webinar
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  • Lightcurve from 1ES1215+303 monthly bins: done

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  23 June 2020
  • Run lightcurve sections simultaneously in nohup:

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  • 1:00 "From Instrumentation to Astrophysics: a Personal Journey in International Collaborative Science" -Dr. Zsuzsanna Marka
  • Ran out of space in milne directory: move analysis to tehanu.
    • data partition: /a/data/tehanu
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    • update FERMI_ANALYSIS_DIR in .myprofile to new dir location. source .myprofile

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18 June 2020

  • 3:00 pm meeting with Ari

    • Present base analysis plots from 1ES 1215+303, the residual map looks way better than 1ES 2344+514
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    • I am leading the next meeting, begin searching for a journal.

17 June 2020

  • Investigate flares in ROI: no chance of solar flare (thanks to Deivid)
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  • Group meeting: present progress on 1ES2344+514 analysis: moving on to another source, away from galactic plane
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  • Group meeting: present progress on 1ES2344+514 analysis: moving on to another source, away from the galactic plane
 
    • 1ES 1215+303, begin base analysis

16 June 2020

  • 1:00 pm "Exploring the Energetic Universe with Gamma-ray Observatories" - Summer 2020 colloquium
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  • Prepare slides for next Wednesday: general: slide 1: fermi, blazars

    • Gamma-ray flux distribution of blazars, variability, light curves, inspo. from the stochastic process paper

2:00 Call with Ari

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  • Review output files from updated pipeline config file. Looks pretty similar. Spike in residual map sigma histogram is still there even after the TS cut. The histogram is more centered and smoother though.

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    • Spike indicates that there are some parts of the analysis that are not converging.
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  • ls -hlt == check on when files were last updated

9 June 2020

  • Rerun FermiPy analysis with the new config file: update TS parameters

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4:00 - 5:00 FermiPy tutorial - Ari

  • Notes taken in my notebook

  • The session is recorded for future reference

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