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2007-09-20 00:45:43

It may seem hard to remember these days and even harder to believe, but there was a time when the United States seemed united in the spirit of a common goal: rocketing to the moon during the summer of 1969. Director David Sington's documentary "In the Shadow of the Moon" vividly captures that sense of innocent enthusiasm, an almost tingly feeling of optimism. The film features all-new interviews with the astronauts themselves, still bright and viable after all these years and full of...


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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.