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 almost impossible to imagine a household without batteries. From televisions to our staple gadgets, batteries are like lifelines that fuel our favorite gizmos. And like all good things, they eventually run out. So where do we toss them once they’ve dried out of juice? The answer is simple: in the recycling. One thing though, […]
Alkaline batteries have become part of our lives, because they are reliable and inexpensive. No wonder 80% of U.S.-manufactured batteries are alkaline
We thought it would be interesting to explore the reasons why lithium-ion cells are mostly round by design. Certainly, we are confident nobody suggested let’s make a penny-shape battery.
Ionic Materials in Woburn, Massachusetts, develops and supplies solid polymer electrolyte material for batteries. This may be old news
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
We have been exploring how primary, non-rechargeable batteries gradually discharge, even when not in use.
Batteries are electro-chemical devices because they use chemistry to generate electricity. Most battery designs are similar
An electric motor stripped to its essentials is a device a magnetic field causes to rotate. All the other bits are purely mechanical.
We can do amazing things with old nine-volt batteries. But, please do first ask an adult to confirm the batteries are flat