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2011-07-26 07:52:00

NEW YORK, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rockefeller Foundation today announced the names of the individuals and institutions that will be honored as part of its first annual Innovation Awards ceremony on July 27, 2011 in New York. The self-titled "Kiva Kids" of Wickman Elementary School in Chino Hills, California, have been selected by the Foundation to receive this year's Young Innovators award. Other award winners on the evening include President Bill Clinton; Dr. Sania Nishtar,...


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.