Basiliscus basiliscus is the latin name of the extraordinary Jesus Christ lizard, famous for its ability to run on the surface of water, a characteristic it shares with another well-known water-walker Gerris lacustris.

Basilisk is also the name of a Free Software program for the solution of partial differential equations on adaptive Cartesian meshes. It is destined to be the successor of Gerris and is developed by the same authors.

If you want to find out more about Basilisk see:


  • 2017-02-01 Basilisk/Gerris users’ meeting, Princeton, 15-16th November 2017