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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - November 12, 2010

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Game developer Treyarch has released its latest military shooter game, "Call of Duty: Black Ops," with smashing success, raking in 360 million dollars in sales in North America and Britain on its first day, becoming the highest-grossing video game launch ever.

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.