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NASA asks for battery alternatives to send ships deep into space

NASA knows that liquid hydrogen fuel and lithium batteries can’t pack enough power to send ships and astronauts record distances from Earth. The agency announced today… 318 more words


30-second smartphone charge demonstrated using biological semiconductors

I’d find this video hard to believe were it not for its credentials. The WSJ reports that StoreDot, the start-up behind the technology, has its background in the Nanotechnology department of Tel Aviv University, and it’s been demonstrated at Microsoft’s  181 more words

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Dreaming of a standardized, replaceable battery for electric cars? Dream on

Standardized batteries are one of the great consumer goods: Who hasn’t bought a pack of AA or AAA cells for some consumer-electronics device by now? 479 more words


Why Apple could win big with Tesla's massive new battery 'Gigafactory'

“The first Tesla I ever saw was stripped down to the chassis, a bare-metal incarnation of the company’s flagship electric Roadster on display at an event in Silicon Valley. 346 more words


Tesla to Open Battery Factory in the U.S.

The electric car company Tesla announced that it is going to build a $5 billion battery factory in the United States. Candidates for the location of the factory are Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas are among the states. 132 more words


Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirms Apple talks; battery 'gigafactory' discussions more likely than buyout

Seth Weintraub reports for 9to5Mac, “In a Bloomberg interview , Tesla CEO Elon Musk said of a possible acquisition by anyone:”

Bloomberg: Elon, yesterday your shareholders got a little bit richer on these reports that you had met with the acquisition team at Apple. 239 more words