All Batteries articles – Page 2

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    News

    Nanoporous anodes charge up

    2014-07-03T00:00:00Z

    If only their components were cheaper

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    Elements

    Nickel

    2014-05-08T00:00:00Z

    John Emsley investigates the element of batteries, blades and baked beans

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    The Mole

    Batteries and electrochemical cells

    2014-01-01T14:52:00Z

    Investigate the chemistry behind the battery in your smartphone and find out how you can build a simple electrochemical cell from everyday items in your house.

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    Elements

    Mercury

    2013-07-01T00:00:00Z

    John Emsley looks at the element that's fascinating, feared and fatal

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    Elements

    Lithium

    2012-11-01T00:00:00Z

    John Emsley investigates the element that is the lightest of metals and celebrated in song

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    Resource

    On This Day - Apr 14 : Nuclear batteries used

    NASA’s Nimbus III weather satellite first made use of nuclear batteries, which use emissions from a radioactive isotope to generate electricity. Compared to other batteries they are very expensive, but have a very long life and produce lots of energy for their size.

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    Feature

    Clean energy

    2011-09-01T11:43:00Z

    Tom Westgate meets some chemists working towards a fossil fuel-free future