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lundi 14 août 2017

  • Double Eclipse! Or Why Carbondale, Illinois, Is Special
    The upcoming August 21, 2017, total solar eclipse is a fascinating event in its own right. It’s also interesting to note that on April 8, 2024, there will be another total solar eclipse whose path will cut nearly perpendicular to the one this year. With a bit of styling work and zooming in, you (...)

mardi 8 août 2017

  • Get Ready for the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017
    On August 21, 2017, an event will happen across parts of the Western Hemisphere that has not been seen by most people in their lifetimes. A total eclipse of the Sun will sweep across the face of the United States and nearby oceans. Although eclipses of this type are not uncommon across the (...)

mercredi 2 août 2017

  • High-School Summer Camp: A Two-Week Path to Computational Thinking
    The Summer Camp Was a Success! How far can one get in teaching computational thinking to high-school students in two weeks? Judging by the results of this year’s Wolfram High-School Summer Camp the answer is: remarkably far. I’ve been increasingly realizing what an immense and unique opportunity (...)

mardi 25 juillet 2017

jeudi 20 juillet 2017

  • The Practical Business of Ontology: A Tale from the Front Lines
    The Philosophy of Chemicals “We’ve just got to decide: is a chemical like a city or like a number?” I spent my day yesterday—as I have for much of the past 30 years—designing new features of the Wolfram Language. And yesterday afternoon one of my meetings was a fast-paced discussion about how to (...)


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