Stanford Researchers Make Batteries Better!

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    NANO NANO!

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    Cool, then we can use that to store the power we generate from an e-cat hooked up to a Stirling engine and generator.

    Cheap over-whelmingly available energy is going to be a reality by 2010, is my bet, and all the bullshit about the ME will be a thing of the past.

    In twenty more years we will have such technology that no one need to work except what they want to to have a little extra.

    Technological utopia as we approach the technological singularity.

    Hold on to your britches, bitches, lol.
     
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    Future batteries may rely on liquid metals...
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    Liquid metal promise for future batteries
    5 December 2012 - Inside the Sadoway Lab's liquid metal battery workshop

     
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    So you think yer gonna' benefit from that? That's funny!

    Need I remind you of what Eisenhower said: "A Military Industrial Complex ruled by the Technological and Industrial Elite".

    The only thing you're gonna' be is a Debt Slave.
     
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    We already have liquid metal batteries. 'Course, it's molten sodium, 30-year-old technology, but being commercialized more now. Huge heavy batteries, twice the storage of lead-acid, and they operate just as well when it's very hot or very cold outside, being that they're well insulated and always 500F inside. That makes them good for such things as cell-phone tower backup batteries, or for wind farm storage batteries.

    GE's molten salt battery offers lessons - SFGate
     
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