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2014-04-11 12:24:05

Weber Honored for Lifetime of Service to Those in Need during National Volunteer Month ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholic Charities USA is pleased to announce that Alexis Weber, Director of the School of Nursing at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Mercy Hospital and volunteer at Catholic Charities Pittsburgh, is the winner of the 2014 Volunteer of the Year award. Weber has volunteered her talents as a nurse with St. Joseph House, a sixty-bed single...


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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.