The first annual USA Science & Engineering Festival will be held at the at National Mall in Washington, D.C. starting October 10. With a mission to re-invigorate the interest of our nation’s youth in science, technology, engineering and math, the event will feature more than 1500 hands-on activities and a variety of stage shows.
- Learn about Blue Waters, a new supercomputer to be installed soon at the University of Illinois that will do quadrillions of calculations every second.
- Take an interactive test drive of a tornado using a computer simulation.
- Learn how TeraGrid supercomputers warn us about dangerous storms and weather conditions, improve medicine and health care, and design better cars.
And if you can’t make it to the show, be sure to download the new edition of NCSA’s supercomputing coloring book, Volume 2!