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2008-06-18 09:00:00

By SUE SCOTT Nature's World environmental centre is planning to ramp up its corporate partnership programme following a pounds 200,000 bid to the Big Lottery Fund. Since launching last year, the centre's business package has attracted big name supporters, including Johnson Matthey Catalysts at Billingham, Corus at Teesside, and North-east based waste management firm Sita UK. Companies receive complimentary family tickets for staff and have use of the centre for volunteer days....


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.