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The New Necessity: Solar Powered Clean Water

The New Necessity: Solar Powered Clean Water

Water, our most essential resource, is depleting so rapidly that many areas of the world are taking drastic measures to try and fix this issue. The most recent water crisis occurred in California, where extreme restrictions have been placed on water usage.

Supercapacitors: Super-thin, Fast-charging Energy Storage Devices for the Future

Supercapacitors: Super-thin, Fast-charging Energy Storage Devices for the Future

Researchers at the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA have created a new hybrid super capacitor. These batteries store huge amounts of energy and can charge in seconds. Another incredible feature of this battery is the recharge cycle: it can be recharge 10,000 times.