The Energy Output of Different Fuels

Fuel is defined as a material that stores potential energy and, when released, can be used as heat energy.

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Scientists Create an Organic Battery

Scientists at USC have developed a water-based organic battery that is long lasting, and composed of inexpensive, eco-friendly material. The new, non-metal and non-toxic, battery is intended for use in power plants, where it can make the energy grid more resilient and efficient by creating a large-scale way to store energy for use as needed. … Continue reading Scientists Create an Organic Battery

New Study Shows Why Batteries Fail

  A new study shows that rapid-charging a battery and using it to provide high-power, rapidly draining power may not be as damaging as researchers had originally thought, and the benefits of slow draining and recharging may have been overestimated.   These results challenge the prevailing view that “supercharging” batteries is always harder on battery … Continue reading New Study Shows Why Batteries Fail

Developing a Longer Life Smartphone Batterys

Ever since their rise in popularity, smartphones have had one very significant flaw. Battery life. This problem has lead to an entire industry of spare batteries, charge cases, mini power cables and much more. However, the underlying problem has never been solved. Why can’t we just create a battery that lasts longer?   Well, researchers … Continue reading Developing a Longer Life Smartphone Batterys

How to Make Your Own Pinball Game

  Pinball machines are some of the oldest arcade games in history. Dating back to the mid 1600s these games have evolved into the light flashing, ball bumping game we know today. The origins of pinball are intertwined with the history of many other games.   Games played outdoors by rolling balls or stones on … Continue reading How to Make Your Own Pinball Game