ASPECT Newsletter #157

Hello everyone!

This is ASPECT newsletter #157.
It automatically reports recently merged features and discussions about the ASPECT mantle convection code.

Below you find a list of recently proposed or merged features:

#4944: Docs: Sphinx conversion of several more benchmarks (implemented by cmills1095)
#4943: Update (implemented by laila-16)
#4941: Simplify plastic additional outputs (implemented by anne-glerum)
#4940: Fix a couple of bibtex entries. (implemented by bangerth; reviewed by tjhei)
#4939: Come up with a better format to indicate that a test requires the WorldBuilder. (implemented by bangerth)
#4938: Release the WorldBuilder object early. (implemented by bangerth; reviewed by tjhei)
#4937: Assert density is positive in release mode (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by tjhei)
#4936: Improve output of copying prescribed outputs to fields. (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by bangerth)
#4934: cookbooks/initial-condition-S20RTS (implemented by zjiaqi2018)
#4933: Adds 2 new citatons; Updates url (implemented by ljhwang; reviewed by bangerth)
#4932: move composition velocity statistics from cookbook to main branch (implemented by elodie-kendall)
#4931: Fix a few bibtex entries. (implemented by bangerth; reviewed by tjhei)
#4929: Minor documentation improvements (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by gassmoeller)

And this is a list of recently opened or closed discussions:

#4945 Output phase function values (opened)
#4942 Documentation: Unify unit formatting in online documentation (opened)
#4935 Simplify fill_plastic_outputs that fills PlasticAdditionalOutputs (opened)

A list of all major changes since the last release can be found at this website.

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