Combine existing numerical codes in an easy to use Python framework. With AMUSE you can simulate objects such as star clusters, proto-planetary disks and galaxies.

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What AMUSE can do for you

  • provides a homogeneous environment to design astrophysical simulations used by students and researchers
  • couples different simulation codes in a Python environment to be run locally or distributed
  • provides a very easy way to solve astronomical problems that involve complicated physical interactions
  • used for more than 40 scientific papers and PhD theses
  • Multi-scale & multi model simulations
  • High performance computing
  • Workflow technologies
Programming Language
  • Python
  • Java
  • C++
  • C
  • CUDA
  • OpenCL
  • Apache-2.0
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Participating organizations


  • Simon Portegies Zwart
    Leiden University
  • Arjen van Elteren
    Leiden University
  • Steve McMillan
    Drexel University
  • Inti Pelupessy
    Netherlands eScience Center
  • Niels Drost
    Netherlands eScience Center
Contact person
Inti Pelupessy
Netherlands eScience Center

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