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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - December 13, 2005

Microsoft Corp.'s new Xbox 360 video game console remained sold out at some major Web retailers on Tuesday and one analyst said he expected holiday shipments at the lower end of his previous forecast.

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.