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2008-12-18 06:45:00

ATHENS, December 18 /PRNewswire/ -- City of Athens Christmas festivities commenced on Tuesday December 16, with the lighting of the city's Christmas tree at Syntagma Square at 19:30. The festivities programme had been suspended due to recent tragic events for which the City of Athens took immediate action, placing the highest priority on repairing the damages rapidly and bringing back to its citizens the festive spirit. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081218/332476 )...


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.