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2008-06-24 15:02:31

By Jeremiah Stettler, The Salt Lake Tribune Jun. 24--With his eyes cartoon-wide, David Stroud plunks out a television script from the camera-cluttered set of Discovery Gateway's soon-to-debut broadcast studio. The story unfolds in Mad Libs fashion, calling for nouns, adjectives and numbers to be sprinkled comically throughout a prepared text about summer vacation. Stroud smiles -- his narrative has something to do with a 10-hour road trip, cat drawings and singing "enormous" songs....


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.