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2006-07-17 09:58:13

LONDON (Reuters) - British movie "Stormbreaker," an adaptation of a successful teenage spy novel, gets its world premiere in London on Monday, kicking off what its backers hope will be a lucrative film franchise. Aiming to go where Harry Potter and James Bond have gone before, the film version of Anthony Horowitz's book of the same name cost around $40 million to make, small fry for Hollywood but large for a British film. Horowitz has written six Alex Rider novels, which have sold...


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.