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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - April 07, 2009

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Video killed the radio star, the old song goes — but violent video games, a new Tel Aviv University study finds, can also improve the real-world vision of teens who play them.

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.