A Basic Sedov Simulation Animation

Using FLASH, I was able to run a two dimensional simulation of the Sedov Explosion. By setting the program to record data at about 300 points throughout the explosion, I was able to generate and save a yt slice plot of each checkpoint and then compile these in Adobe Premiere to make a gif of the explosion. The result should be displayed below
 One particularly interesting part of this visualization is the ability to see how FLASH is able to automatically increase the resolution on the area of interest, the explosion, to simulate it more accurately as needed without using excess computing power in areas were there isn't anything relevant. This adaptive mesh grid refinement FLASH uses is an extremely powerful tool for research and is necessary for the research in astrophysics that I assist in.


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