Scientists found that some early commercial lithium batteries held up pretty well after about 35 years in storage.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
The rechargeable, lightweight batteries revolutionized the way we power a host of devices.
Doing dangerous things in pursuit of new knowledge was par for the course for this Prussian polymath, born 250 years ago this month.
Scientists now know much more about the underground cavities in the sand that nearly killed a boy in 2013.
Regular improvements in so-called optical clocks are setting the stage for a redefinition of the second and powering searches for new laws of physics.
Elusive intermediate mass black holes may hold clues to how their more common supermassive cousins form.
The tiny world of Ultima Thule, which lies at the outer edges of the solar system, is flattened like a pancake, with few craters.
The braided ribbon on a maypole can be analyzed using a type of math called group theory.
We have now seen what we thought was unseeable, team says.
Scientists explain the lime green look of spring.
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