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Researchers create 'Holy Grail' of battery technology, smartphones with 3x battery life in sight

Battery technology isn’t all that different from computer storage technology in terms of its progression. Computer hardware (the processor, RAM, video card, etc.) has scaled incrementally over the years until we got to a point not all that long ago where mechanical hard drives became a serious bottleneck. 240 more words


From Brookhaven Lab: "Understanding the Source of Extra-large Capacities in Promising Li-ion Battery Electrodes"

Brookhaven Lab

July 28, 2014
Laura Mgrdichian

Lithium (Li) ion batteries power almost all of the portable electronic devices that we use everyday, including smart phones, cameras, toys, and even electric cars. 712 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From DOE Pulse: "Satisfying metals' thirst vital for high-capacity batteries"

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July 7, 2014
Kristin Manke, 509.372.6011,

Imagine a cell phone battery that worked for days between charges. At… 454 more words

Applied Research & Technology

Why Apple acquiring Tesla makes sense

“It’s been a while since the idea of Apple’s intention to purchase Tesla Motors started circulating in the corporate world,” Bilal Liaqat writes for Seeking Alpha. 267 more words


From ESA: "Swarm Reveals Earth's Changing Magnetism"

European Space Agency

19 June 2014
No Writer Credit

The first set of high-resolution results from ESA’s three-satellite Swarm constellation reveals the most recent changes in the magnetic field that protects our planet. 488 more words

Basic Research