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Beach sand, on the left ,and purified sand in the middle. The right image shows vials of the former two, and a third made up of nano-silicon used to make the battery. Image credit:Scientific Reports.

Using Beach Sand to Make Li-Ion Batteries That Last Longer

Charge your phone with that white stuff from the beach. According to the latest study released in the journal of Scientific Reports, beach sand can be used to make lithium-ion batteries that last three times longer compared with the present models. Talking of this new invention, Zachary Favors, a graduate student at […]

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Watch Diamonds Rain on Jupiter and Saturn

Watch Diamonds Rain on Jupiter and Saturn

On Jupiter and Saturn, half-inch diamonds fall from the atmosphere—just like rain on the earth. No, this writer is not enjoying a particularly opulent LSD trip—it is actually a new research by a NASA scientists, suggesting that up to 1,000 tons of diamonds are created in Saturn’s atmosphere each year, […]

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