Rust in scientific research (calculations)

In some fields of scientific research, calculations need to be faster than python and reproducible/reliable than Fortran or C. The speed and reliability of rust make it an ideal candidate for such tasks (for eg. modelling/simulations and calculations in astronomical research and computational physics in general). Researchers could be early adopters because they are curious about new technology and they decide to write their own code. Is there anyone or institute using rust in scientific research? Are there any university courses on using rust in scientific calculations? How ready is rust language in data analysis related to scientific research? Are there any mature rust equivalent of Python's Numpy, Astropy and Matplotlib for dealing with Flexible Image Transport System (FITS) files, matrix calculations (linear algebra), plotting data, solving differential equations, integration and Monte Carlo methods? Any suggestions and comments are welcome.

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Thanks :smiley:

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