John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino will share prize of 9m Swedish kronor for their research• Report: chemistry Nobel given to lithium-ion battery researchers 11.14am BST I’m getting some reaction in from the scientific world… Here’s Prof Mark Miodownik, a materials scientist from University College London:“I’m so glad lithium-ion batteries finally recognised! They are one of the most influential pieces of materials science that influence the modern life of everyone on the planet. It remarkable too that although 30 years old, they have not been eclipsed by a better battery technology even now, which makes you realise what a remarkable discovery they are.” 11.12am BST Nobel committee say they haven’t yet been able to reach John Goodenough with the good news. It’s currently 5am in Texas, where he is based. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/science/live/2019/oct/09/nobel-prize-in-chemistry-to-be-awarded-live
Author : Hannah Devlin
Publish date : 2019-10-09 10:14:49
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