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Week in pictures: Blue Gene, thinking green

roundup Blue Gene/L tops its own supercomputer record. Also: "Lost" online, "green" buildings, speaking tongues with tech and Firefox love fest.

Blue Gene/L tops its own supercomputer record. Also: "Lost" online, "green" buildings, speaking tongues with tech and Firefox love fest.

Ready for work

At the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the Blue Gene/L and the ASC Purple prepare to show their colors.
October 27, 2005

Map of the island

The marketing mix of mystery and real-life activities helps keep the buzz around popular show "Lost" at a fever pitch.
October 28, 2005

'Green' buildings for people power

The planned Bank of America headquarters will use "promote the health and productivity of tenants, reduce waste and assure environmental sustainability."
October 28, 2005

Not so lost in translation

Software and hardware from Carnegie Mellon could make it easier for people who speak different languages to understand each other.
October 27, 2005

Firefox love fest

Oregon State's Linux User Group finds unique ways to celebrate milestones of its favorite Web browser.
October 24, 2005

Open-source rival to Google's book effort

The open-source initiative wants to digitize all the world's books and make them universally available.
October 26, 2005


Environmental group says much of the old electronic gear sent abroad for reuse and refurbishment is nothing but junk.
October 24, 2005

Ribosomes on film

After modeling a few million atoms, researchers make a first-ever movie of a cellular process that lasts just 2 nanoseconds.
October 21, 2005

Razr to Nano

Let's face it. Some products stand out for their designs. Check out the Razr, Nano and others.
October 26, 2005

Art mixes with science

Winners of the 2005 Novartis and The Daily Telegraph Visions of Science Photographic Awards are eclectic and colorful.
October 25, 2005

Dell is preparing a 19-inch wide-screen notebook

Customers are driving the trend toward wide-screen portables, and manufacturers are more than happy to supply, study reports.
October 25, 2005

New iMesh

The new iMesh looks and acts a bit like the old service, but it's designed with the successes of iTunes and MySpace in mind.
October 25, 2005

From VCR to cat feeder

English inventor James Larsson turns his old videocassette recorder into an automatic cat feeder.
October 26, 2005


charts A look at identity theft's cause and effect.
October 25, 2005

Jumping to lightspeed

Boston's Museum of Science gathers props from the interstellar movies to teach lessons about technology.
October 26, 2005

Dell's new backup technology

Dell's new backup technology is part of the company's revised Dimension E310 desktop and its M140 notebook.
October 26, 2005

Going up

NASA, Spaceward Foundation host competitions to help generate designs for a sort of highway to the moon.
October 22, 2005

Testing RFID

Military troops are testing RFID systems on everything from tanks to anti-tank launchers.
October 20, 2005