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2014-03-18 16:21:34

ALEC's anti-rooftop solar campaigns defeated in Washington and Utah SAN FRANCISCO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) today announced two new wins for rooftop solar in 2014 as the public continues to defeat attacks from anti-solar utilities, their national trade association Electric Institute (EEI), and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). In Utah and the state of Washington, solar advocates preserved net metering with zero...

2014-03-18 12:33:40

SALT LAKE CITY, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Salt Lake Chapter 90 is sponsoring a CAD/Design/Drafting Competition for local high school students. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120806/LA52663LOGO The competition, which is largely supported by Utah-based Big-D Construction, runs through March 24(th) and introduces students to the construction industry in positive and challenging ways, fosters a sense of self-worth and...

2014-03-17 16:26:20

2014-2015 Epic Pass holders receive up to fifteen complimentary days access overseas; five free days at Verbier, Switzerland; Les 3 Vallees, France; and now Niseko, Japan, as well as unlimited, unrestricted skiing in Colorado, Utah, and Tahoe, on the Epic Pass BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced a renewed partnership with the largest ski area in the world, Les 3 Vallees, France, as well as the illustrious Verbier, Switzerland;...

2014-03-17 12:25:03

Middle and high school math program is the only fully adaptive solution that is eligible for purchase statewide using an $8 million grant from Utah's STEM Action Center SALT LAKE CITY, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of ongoing efforts to improve student performance in the STEM subjects, Utah has designated McGraw-Hill Education's adaptive math program ALEKS® as a grant-eligible mathematics option for middle and high schools statewide, the digital learning company announced...

2014-03-17 08:27:44

Utahans invited to witness life through the 'eyes of a young girl with autism' OGDEN, Utah, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities at Weber State University (www.weber.edu/cah) today announced the Department of Performing Arts workshop production, Mockingbird, a play by award-winning playwright, Julie Jensen, and directed by Theatre Professor, Tracy Callahan will play to Utah audiences March 27 through April 5, 2014. Commissioned by...

2014-03-14 23:03:23

Anxiety and stress often make a trip to the dentist a scary one. Stonehaven is helping to eliminate this stress with a variety of sedation options. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Dentists in Lehi are discovering the incredible effectiveness of sedation dentistry on a valley wide scale. With a safe treatment like sedation dentistry, patients will be able to successfully forgo any anxiety or fear that they might be experiencing during their procedure. Stonehaven’s mastered...

2014-03-13 12:31:44

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Utah will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 19(th) annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for a list of local events.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is an annual celebration...

2014-03-12 23:27:43

Sunwarrior, a plant-based supplement company, expands into a new office in Saint George, bringing more jobs to Southern Utah. (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Sunwarrior, a Southern Nevada company and a leading provider of plant-based protein powders and supplements, recently opened a new office in Washington, Utah, just outside St. George and Hurricane. They will continue to be based in Southern Nevada, with their headquarters in Overton, but have expanded into Utah with a large office space. They...

2014-03-12 23:04:38

Tax Alli announced that they raised their initial round of seed funding, which was lead by Kickstart Seed Fund. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, Tax Alli capitalizes on the convenience and power of the web to better assist business owners with routine accounting needs – without the time or expense of a traditional accountant. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Tax Alli, an online tax and accounting service for small business owners, today announced the completion of their...

2014-03-12 12:28:31

"Gold Seal" Certification Confirms Dedication to Patient Care Quality PARK CITY, Utah, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Supplemental Physicians, the locum tenens recruiting division of workforce solutions provider Supplemental Health Care today reported it attained certification for the Gold Seal of Approval(TM) by the Joint Commission for healthcare staffing services. This prestigious industry award is an independent, objective confirmation of the Physician division's commitment to...


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Dixie National Forest
2013-12-24 12:00:06

Dixie National Forest is a United States National Forest located in Utah with headquarters located in Cedar City. It takes up 2 million acres and stretches for about 170 miles across southern Utah. As it is the largest national forest in Utah, it straddles the divide between the Great Basin and the Colorado River. It is located in parts of Garfield, Iron, Kane, Wayne, Washington, and Piute counties. The majority of the forest lies in Garfield County. There are local ranger district offices...

Caribou-Targhee National Forest
2013-11-21 15:52:49

Caribou-Targhee National Forest can be found in the states of Idaho and Wyoming, with a small section located in Utah in the United States. The forest is broken into several separate sections and stretches over 2.63 million acres. Towards the east, the forest borders Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and Bridger-Teton National Forest. The majority of the forest is a part of the 20 million acre Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The Caribou and Targhee National Forests were...

Ashley National Forest
2013-11-21 09:50:52

Ashley National Forest is a National Forest found in northeastern Utah and southwestern Wyoming. Within the boundaries of this forest are 1,382,346 acres in Utah and 96,223 acres in Wyoming of vast forests, lakes, and mountains with elevations ranging from 6,000 to 13,500 feet. It covers portions of Daggett, Summit, Uintah, Duchesne, and Utah counties in Utah and Sweetwater County in Wyoming. Some of the most popular landmarks in this forest include the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area...

Bear Lake Monster
2013-10-28 10:22:57

The Bear Lake monster is a cryptid said to inhabit Bear Lake that sits on the border between Utah and Idaho. The creature is part of local folklore that first appeared from articles that were written by Joseph C. Rich in 1868. The article said that the local Indians called the creature a “water devil”, and that the creature has reappeared. According to the article, many white settlers have seen the creature. Rich 26 years later admitted that he fabricated the original sightings as a...

Bryce Canyon National Park
2013-04-17 23:38:39

Bryce Canyon National Park is located in the southwestern portion of Utah in the United States. The park holds 35,835 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes like the Basketmaker Anasazi and the Paiute Indians. The first explorers of European and American ancestry visited the area in the 18th and 19th centuries. Many explorers searched the area for viable farming and ranching grounds. A scientific expedition traveled into the area in 1872, led by John Wesley Powell....

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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.