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At 94, Lithium-Ion Pioneer Eyes A New Longer-Lasting Battery

Enlarge this image John Goodenough’s work led to the lithium-ion battery, now found in everything from phones to electric cars. He and fellow researchers at the University of Texas at Austin say they’ve come up with a faster-charging alternative. Gabriel Cristóver Pérez/KUT hide caption toggle caption Gabriel Cristóver Pérez/KUT Building a better battery is the Holy Grail for people who want better technology. Now researchers at the University of Texas at Austin say they may have found that battery — or something close. But their claims have sparked controversy. At…

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