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2006-03-27 19:38:17

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Eccentric Australian outback painter Pro Hart died on Tuesday in his beloved mining town of Broken Hill where he was born and lived, painting sweeping landscapes by layering and scratching paint onto canvas. Hart, 77, a Broken Hill miner who became a self-taught, internationally acclaimed artist, died after battling motor neurone disease. His son, Kym Hart, told reporters his father had not been able to lift a brush since Christmas. "The appalling thing about this...

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  • 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.
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