March 23, 2016
Here’s a new idea for a nontoxic battery: light fuel-coated carbon nanotubes on fire (like a fuse) to generate electricity.
Sounds crazy but it works, according to inventor Michael Strano, the Carbon P. Dubbs Professor in Chemical Engineering at MIT. Plus it avoids toxic materials such as lithium, which can be difficult to dispose of and that have limited global supplies),
The new approach is… read more