One of three scientists recognized for developing the lithium-ion battery, Goodenough explored the physics of magnetic materials during his career at Lincoln Laboratory.
Materials scientist recognized for social, economic, and environmentally-sustaining inventions that impact millions of people around the world.
Novel class of “ionic liquids” may store more energy than conventional electrolytes — with less risk of catching fire.
Novel batteries are the first to use water-splitting technology at their core.
Student-run event spans energy policy, carbon pricing, storage technologies, and the rise of renewables.
Long-haul trucks with electric motors combined with gas-alcohol engines could slash pollution levels and greenhouse gases.
“Hybrid” cathodes could provide more power for a given weight and volume.
The silent, lightweight aircraft doesn’t depend on fossil fuels.
New design could greatly extend the shelf life of single-use metal-air batteries for electric vehicles, off-grid storage, and other applications.