May 24, 2002
From database to 3D, a new vision thing
"BOSTON--Researchers at Boston University are out to prove that a picture is worth a thousand databases.... The university's Scientific Computing and Visualization Group recently opened a new front in the techno revolution: creating oversized and extremely detailed 3D images out of reams of data and mathematical models to better study phenomena such as solar wind, electrical pulses or particle interaction." (Yes, it's powered by Linux.) News.com story.