Lewis Urry, born 1947 in Pontypool, Ontario was an unbelievably modest man. He believed in doing his work without claiming credit for himself.
It’s hard to believe there were no power stations once, in early days of electricity and battery science. You see, electricity was still a mystery back then.
Japans contribution to batteries has been immense, especially with regard to recent progress with electric cars. Yet we seldom give a thought to Japans 19th Century efforts
Alkaline batteries have become part of our lives, because they are reliable and inexpensive. No wonder 80% of U.S.-manufactured batteries are alkaline
There are several ways to propel a vehicle. One of them is kinetic energy, which is present in an object by virtue of it being in motion.
Today we have a strange tale to tell of a Monsieur Callaud. He popped into history, invented a new battery, and then seemingly vanished for ever.
America continued its romance with electric vehicles, after William Morrison bowed out to focus on making batteries in 1891.
Nobody knows exactly who first put a battery in a buggy to propel it instead of a horse. We know Henri Owen Tudor in Luxembourg manufactured the first commercial lead-acid batteries
The Smithsonian Institute – AKA ‘the nation’s attic’ – stores 154 million items in 19 museums. Only a few items ever go on public display.
Trying to imagine the world around us without batteries would be a difficult task. We might have to start our auto with a hand crank