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2008-12-19 14:53:26

U.S. filmmaker Billy Ray will write and direct the big-screen adaptation of Fritz Leiber's supernatural thriller Conjure Wife, United Artists said. Ray's previous credits include Breach and Shattered Glass. The announcement about UA's collaboration with StudioCanal on the movie was made Thursday by UA Chief Operating Officer Elliott Kleinberg, who said: This is one of those moments when the right filmmaker gets behind a great project. Everyone involved is excited to work with Billy to make...


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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.