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The Decline of Journalism, Part 2 (Of a Long and Sad Series I am Afraid)

I have commented before about the decline of journalism. One aspect of that decline is the ascendance of journalist narratives, which occur when a journalist, rather than report the opinions of others more expert, inserts their own narratives, the ones that will get them advanced in their position at their workplace. 913 more words


Bulk Battery Storage of Wind Power a Myth

In the fall-out over South Australia’s wind powered economic and social calamity, the line has been repeatedly spun about fixing the mess with ‘rapidly improving battery storage technology’. 880 more words

Big Wind Industry

From BNL: "Slicing Through Materials with a New X-ray Imaging Technique"

Brookhaven Lab

August 12, 2016
Chelsea Whyte,
(631) 344-8671

Peter Genzer,
(631) 344-3174

Images reveal battery materials’ chemical reactions in five dimensions – 3D space plus time and energy… 959 more words


Lithium-air batteries Their time has come

A new type of electrical cell may displace the lithium-ion design

A cage for battery ions

BATTERIES are notoriously hard to improve. Nowhere was this more apparent than at the opening last week, on July 29th, of Tesla’s Gigafactory, a massive battery plant in Nevada. 727 more words


From SLAC: "Stanford-led team reveals nanoscale secrets of rechargeable batteries"


August 4, 2016
Andrew Myers

Artist’s rendition shows lithium-ion battery particles under the illumination of a finely focused X-ray beam. (Image credit: Courtesy Chueh Lab) 992 more words

Applied Research & Technology

Porsche to Create More Than 1,400 Jobs for Electric Car

Porsche, the No. 2 contributor to VW group profit, plans to create at least 1,400 jobs to develop, build and sell the battery-powered Mission E, a rival to Tesla’s Model S, that is due to roll off the assembly line at its Zuffenhausen base in 2019, it said on Tuesday. 209 more words

Electric Vehicle

Oceans of Lithium

Salar de Uyuni in Southwest Bolivia contains an estimated 43 % of the world’s easily recoverable lithium. Together with neighbors Chile and Argentina, the three countries contain 70% of the planet’s reserves. 476 more words

Climate Change