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2009-06-17 14:50:00

Environmentalists have growing concerns over the impact of loud helicopters flying over the Victoria Falls where elephants roam in Zimbabwe.Currently, there are only five regular helicopter flights that hover over the region at any one time, Zimbabwean journalist Brian Hungwe told BBC News.However, local officials expect tourism in the region to pick up next year when South Africa will be home to the World Cup.In the meantime, plans for other helipads are already underway, and Zimbabwean...


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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.