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Hi there, I'm Geert πŸ‘‹

  • πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’» Software Engineer with 15 yrs experience in Python/JS/C++/SQL/Spark/ML.
  • πŸŽ“ Studied Computer Science (MSc) & Physics (PhD).
  • πŸš€ Worked at NASA to lead the Kepler Space Telescope science support team.
  • πŸͺ Created the popular lightkurve time series analysis package.
  • 🐍 Contributed to numerous scientific Python packages.
  • πŸ‡§πŸ‡ͺ Made in Belgium.
  • 🚲 Loves bicycles.
  • πŸ’¬ Ask me about: vegan waffle recipes.

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  1. lightkurve/lightkurve lightkurve/lightkurve Public

    A friendly package for Kepler & TESS time series analysis in Python.

    Python 389 157

  2. amunra-sphinx-theme amunra-sphinx-theme Public

    A minimalist theme for Sphinx based on Bootstrap.

    HTML 5 2

  3. KeplerGO/k2flix KeplerGO/k2flix Public

    Create beautiful quicklook movies from the pixel data observed by NASA's Kepler/K2/TESS spacecraft.

    Python 19 8

  4. SSDataLab/tess-ephem SSDataLab/tess-ephem Public

    Where are Solar System objects located in TESS data?

    Python 2 1

  5. SSDataLab/tess-locator SSDataLab/tess-locator Public

    Fast offline queries of TESS FFI positions and filenames.

    Python 2 1

  6. SSDataLab/tess-cloud SSDataLab/tess-cloud Public

    Analyze the TESS open dataset in AWS S3

    Python 2 2