July 9, 2004
The Next Information SuperhighwayUniversities are creating a muscular new computer network, but it offers more than some want
Graphic: Map of the National LambdaRail fiber-optic network and connection pointsBy VINCENT KIERNAN
Tom Goodale needs a really muscular network connection. Forget a typical campus Internet hookup, much less -- horror of horrors! -- dial up.
Mr. Goodale, a research associate at Louisiana State University's Center for Computation & Technology, uses supercomputers to