Lab Impressions


Einstein was wrong? Fire up the Falcon!

Everything you thought you knew about the universe might be wrong — and that's all right.

Solar-powered processor raises new possibilities

An experimental Intel processor requires such low levels of energy that it can run on nothing but sunlight.

No fairly tale: Virtual divorce rate soars past 75 percent.

Marriage in the real world is performing much better than in online, fantasy relationships.

8 tech dinosaurs: Which would you kill?

Every office has Mesozoic Era technologies that don't fit the Digital Age. Some are near extinction, some should be, but others continue to thrive, for good reason.

A cloaking device for tanks? Sort of.

BAE is using hexagonal plates called “pixels” that can mask the heat signature of the object they are mounted on.

Marines find that going green has military value, too

More efficient systems and solar-powered devices at forward bases can help save energy, money and, at times, even lives.

Sept. 11, 2001: personal history

John Breeden II confronts his thoughts and fears from that day and invites others to share theirs.

The missing iPhone 5: Hoax or happenstance?

Another iPhone goes missing from Apple, but did it really?

TouchPad frenzy holds a lesson; should Apple be worried?

The $99 price is no business model, but cracking the artificial $499 barrier could be the HP tablet's real legacy.

Second-guessing Irene: Could 120-petabyte array make better predictions?

A massive, 120-petabyte storage array could help improve predictions of natural disasters, suggests GCN Lab technology analyst Greg Crowe.

The smoking gun on China's US cyberattacks

China itself provides proof that it attacks the United States in cyberspace.

TouchPad is a tombstone — and feds should be mad as hell

Hewlett-Packard's unfortunate decisions caused the death-on-arrival of a tablet that could have been a great enterprise tool.