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2011-01-12 09:20:00

Conservationists working in Haiti have discovered six species of frogs that had previously not been seen for nearly 20 years, the organization Conservation International (CI) reported Wednesday. The announcement comes exactly one year to the day that an earthquake ravaged the Caribbean nation, killing an estimated 230,000 people and leaving 1.2 million others homeless. "Amidst the suffering that continues to plague Haiti, the presence and discovery of these frog species is a sign, however...


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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.