Introduction to Syzygy is a project of the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences, Compute Canada and Cybera to bring Jupyter notebooks to researchers, educators and innovators across Canada. This site is a brief introduction on how to use these computing tools.

Syzygy Astronomy (Image credit: European Southern Observatory)

Syzygy is pronounced like the start of “Sizzle” – sizz eh gee. It means the alignment of three or more celestial objects. In this book, it represents the alignment of text, math, and code in a convenient tool called a Jupyter notebook.