battery

  • Empowering our energy future

    Australia has the resources to lead the world in battery production. If we did more than merely e...

    In the country I come from, Iran, I found myself surrounded at an early age by successful engineers in my family and ...

    Materials January 14, 2022
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    Astronomy March 15, 2021
  • Cosmos Briefing: Lithium

    Experts discuss lithium and renewable energy needs.

    As the demand for renewable-energy technologies skyrockets, we need to think about how to source their constituent ma...

    Cosmos Briefing January 25, 2021
  • New charge for old battery?

    Researchers find a way to make zinc-air batteries reusable.

    Zinc-air (Zn-air) batteries aren’t new – they were first commercially produced in the 1930s – and they have a lot of ...

    Energy January 8, 2021
  • Exploring potential of solar-flow batteries

    Merging two technologies may provide efficient solar storage.

    Scientists continue to advance the potential to use solar-flow batteries to provide electricity in remote areas. A...

    Energy July 14, 2020
  • New research to make better batteries

    We want them doing more, for longer.

    The quest for a better battery is engaging a lot of scientific minds, but it’s not often three advances are reported ...

    Energy April 30, 2020
  • Battery saver

    Samsung might want to take a look at this.

    Liu et al. Sci. Adv. 2017;3:e1601978Researchers have designed and built a new lithium ion battery with a built-in fla...

    Technology January 13, 2017
  • Race to store renewable energy

    More investment is needed in large-scale battery technology, says Alan Finkel.

    Solar and wind energy has become cheaper and more popular. The next step for renewable energy is the development of l...

    Technology August 3, 2015