Several news feeds reported Apple battery fires last week. Apparently these happened while employees were replacing iPhone lithium batteries at two Apple stores.
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, […]
We touched the other day on Toyota’s thinking about electric car batteries. And how it was developing solid-state batteries as opposed to liquid lithium ion.
The battery is the heart of the electric car, for it directs the nature of the interface with people. How many miles are there between recharges, and how long do these take to complete?
Akira Yoshino is a professor at the Meijo University in Tempaku-ku, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. We’re making a post about him today as Yoshino is the 71-year-old inventor of the rechargeable lithium-ion battery
The most important letter in recycling was the capital ‘R’ for ‘recycling’ until a few years ago. However, now other letters are being considered important as well.
We need more renewable energy because it does not destroy matter. No amount of fossilized arguments can ever change that. Besides, ‘fossilized’ means archaic
Battery chemistry is heat sensitive. Auto starter batteries are more likely to let us down on chilly mornings. Lithium batteries self-discharge faster in higher ambient temperatures.
Yesterday 17 December 2017 turned out different for the residents of a low-rise apartment block in Indianapolis. Because around 9 a.m. a women noticed smoke
We rely on digital clocks in all kinds of ways, and when their batteries go flat there’s a problem. They tell us when the fries are cooked, and who won the hurdle race.