Monthly Archive: August 2018

Asphalt-lithium metal batteries fully charge in five minutes

  Michael Irving – A scanning electron microscope of the new battery anode: left containing asphalt, graphene nanoribbons and lithium, while the right image only contains the asphalt and graphene (Credit: Tour Group/Rice University). As useful and ubiquitous as they are, lithium-ion batteries are nearing …

Earth has more moons than you might think

by Mike Colagrossi – An asteroid of approximate size of a minimoon, c/o NASA.  For nearly four billion years, Earth and the Moon have been inseparable as they’ve journeyed together through the cosmic void. It’s our only permanent satellite we’ll ever know. But …