hertz : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  the unit of frequency; one hertz has a periodic interval of one second
  • n  German physicist who was the first to produce electromagnetic waves artificially (1857-1894)
  • n  German physicist who with James Franck proved the existence of the stationary energy states postulated by Bohr (1887-1975)

  • Carbon-monoxide molecules, for example, radiate at an incredible 115 billion hertz (115 billion cycles per sec.
News & Articles


  • Michael Bloomberg in Forbes
    These hybrid cars really put Hertz in the driver's seat ...... in meeting one of the greatest challenges of our time, which is global warming,Bloomberg told the gathering at the Museum of Natural History.
  • Joe in CNNMoney.com (press release)
    We are very proud to welcome Hertz to the NICB family,said Joe Wehrle, NICB's president and chief executive officer. "NICB members write almost 94 percent of the personal auto insurance in the US and our members include the 31 largest...

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