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2013-01-03 05:00:45

Track What Matters Awards UNT Art Students Scholarships for their State-of-the-Art GPS Designs Denton, TX (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 During the Fall 2012 semester, over 100 art students from the University of North Texas participated in an experimental drawing competition sponsored by Track What Matters, a DFW-based GPS company. Their task? Use portable GPS trackers to literally draw out scholarly worthy designs. Many of the art students from the University of North Texas took part in the...

2012-12-18 05:01:19

AlphaChooser launches a seven-question GPS chooser tool that finds the perfect car, truck or RV GPS model for 2013, in less than a minute. Just answer seven questions about free map updates, Bluetooth, speed limit indicators, etc, and GPS Eliminator will progressively narrow the list to just the units that fit user's needs. Montreal, Qc, Canada (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 Shopping for a car GPS is now easier, as AlphaChooser launches GPS Eliminator, a 1-minute chooser tool for vehicle GPS...


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Prime Meridian
2013-02-19 15:54:46

A prime meridian is a meridian, i.e. a line of longitude, at which the definition of longitude is zero degrees. A prime meridian and its opposite in a 360 degree-system, the 180th meridian, create a great circle. This great circle separates the sphere into two hemispheres. If one uses directions f East and West from a defined prime meridian, then they can be named Eastern and Western Hemisphere. A prime meridian is eventually arbitrary, unlike an equator, which is determined by the axis...

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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.