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Stay Cool With The 110th Anniversary Of The Air Conditioner
2012-07-17 08:40:33

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On July 16, 1902 if you wanted to find a way to keep cool in the summer heat you most likely would have had limited options, but move ahead just one day and the possibility of enduring that sweltering warmth got a whole lot cooler, literally. One hundred and ten years ago today (July 17, 1902) Dr. Willis H. Carrier unveiled his air conditioning system that he developed to control the humidity in a New York printing plant. Little...

2011-07-12 10:51:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From sports to ice cream to the beach, the staples of summer form the basis of treasured memories. But it's one of summer's most important inventions that comes to mind when the temperatures soar, making even the most oppressive summer -- cool. It is hard to imagine life without it. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110712/NE33775 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050310/CARRIERLOGO ) This year marks the 109th...

2010-03-05 14:00:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In another demonstration of leadership in environmental stewardship, Carrier Corp. President Geraud Darnis led a group of officials and dignitaries in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Willis H. Carrier Total Indoor Environmental Quality (TIEQ) lab at the Syracuse Center of Excellence (SyracuseCoE) in Environmental and Energy Systems headquarters in Syracuse, N.Y. Carrier Corp., a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is a charter...


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.