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2010-06-21 14:10:00

A baby mammoth named Khoma unearthed by archaeologists in northern Siberia just last year is being sent on its way to Paris to be analyzed. This project may open another window on a distant past that is all too unfamiliar -- what life was like for creatures of that time and the environment they shared with early humans.  Bernard Buigues, a French expert on herbivores who works in close collaboration with Russian authorities, said that Khoma is the oldest of six baby mammoths found in...


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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.