Published On: Wed, Oct 9th, 2019

Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to developers of lithium-ion batteries

Three scientists have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their development of lithium-ion batteries, like those found in everything from your smartphone and laptop to electric cars, not to mention large-scale energy storage projects. 

Announced by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm on Wednesday, John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino received the prestigious award together.

The 2019 #NobelPrize in Chemistry has been awarded to John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino “for the development of lithium-ion batteries.” pic.twitter.com/LUKTeFhUbg

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