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Wed Oct 9, 2019, 05:55 AM

Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded for Development of Lithium-Ion Batteries

Source: New York Times



John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their development of lightweight lithium-ion batteries, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced on Wednesday in Stockholm.

"Lithium-ion batteries have revolutionized our lives and are used in everything from mobile phones to laptops and electric vehicles," the Nobel Prize committee said in a statement following the announcement. "Through their work, this year's Chemistry laureates have laid the foundation of a wireless, fossil fuel-free society."

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/09/science/nobel-prize-chemistry.html





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The 2019 #NobelPrize in Chemistry has been awarded to John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino "for the development of lithium-ion batteries."


Good choice! Something so many people use in everyday life.

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Wed Oct 9, 2019, 06:23 AM

1. Trump just tweeted, "I GOT ROBBED!"

 

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Response to Hal Zerozerozeronine (Reply #1)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 06:32 AM

2. ...

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Response to Hal Zerozerozeronine (Reply #1)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 06:34 AM

3. I suspect that the women that Trump has been intimately involved with

would testify that Trump has no chemistry; therefore, no Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 07:18 AM

4. These guys are Heroes, imho.

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They has developed a technology that will allow us to stop killing the planet and live a not too dissimilar quality of life. I would probably throw a few Tesla engineers in their for pushing battery storage technology further and making mass production at an affordable scale.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 07:35 AM

5. A HUge deal!



Increased the power and life of many portable tools..home and family conveniences...

My holy stone drone...amazing...Beware overheating during charging...


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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 07:40 AM

6. An honor long overdue.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 07:52 AM

7. If the Nobel Awards received greater attention than the Oscars.

It would be a better world.

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Response to tecelote (Reply #7)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 07:53 AM

8. Agree 100%

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