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2012-10-04 23:00:16

The arbitrary U.S.-Canadian political border contributed to international tensions and led to a fierce competition that almost decimated the salmon industry, says a Linfield College professor in a new book. McMINNVILLE, Ore. (PRWEB) October 03, 2012 The waters off the coast of Washington state and British Columbia were once filled with fish pirates and border bandits vying for salmon, according to a new book by Linfield College Professor Lissa Wadewitz. The Nature of Borders: Salmon,...


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.