Monthly Archives: July 2013

From Lego bricks to C++: promoting computational thinking skills in U.S. schools

TEALS (Technology Education And Literacy in Schools) is a nonprofit tech-literacy teaching program that grew out of Microsoft engineer Kevin Wang’s desire to teach computer science in his spare time. Microsoft liked it, funded it, and made Wang its chief

Posted in Education, Musings

Exploring energy themes artistically

This summer Argonne is hosting ART ENERGY FUTURE, a collaborative contemporary art exhibit curated in connection with a 2012 United Nations global awareness campaign about the importance of increasing sustainable access to energy, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. The traveling

Posted in Art

Expanding the community, accelerating mission-critical research

Summertime, specifically July 1, is when the ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC) projects get underway at the Leadership Computing Facilities at Argonne and Oak Ridge, and at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC). The supercomputing centers will support

Posted in Argonne Leadership Computing Facility