Capacitors are tiny physical gaps in a circuit. How does that even work? Well, if we analyze capacitors on a deep level, we see they’re almost breathing energy.… Read the rest
For most of us, the internet is virtual, made of Instagram posts, emails and YouTube videos. And, access to the vital utility isn’t guaranteed across the world. Glad You Asked host Cleo Abram wants to know: What is the internet … Read the rest
There’s been lot of hype about graphene since it was first discovered and called a breakthrough. But we’re still waiting for the next big thing. That’s starting to change. A newly announced supercapacitor from Skeleton Technologies could make a big … Read the rest
The continuation of Processors and GPU’s improving exponentially through Moore’s Law has become very uncertain over the last few years, but recently the top hardware makers: Intel, AMD and Nvidia are now getting ready to deliver the biggest increases in … Read the rest
There is a global computer chip shortage which is causing issues for supply lines across the world.. lets dive into Tesla’s chip suppliers, how Tesla is battling the global computer chip shortage, and why there is a global chip shortage … Read the rest
Given the relatively short lifespan, overheating, and battery cell supply issues of current battery technologies, they can’t be used everywhere. Some companies are claiming that nuclear diamond battery technology can kill two birds with one stone: creating energy storage that … Read the rest
Did you know that there is an international chip shortage? Indeed, the world does not have enough chips, and it’s a real problem.
Chips can be found in almost every product you use. They are in your phone, your computer, … Read the rest
Germany-based Carl Zeiss AG is a fascinating company. Fascinating, even if you do not take into account that they make lenses and optics for some of the coolest systems in the world.
When you are etching patterns as wide as … Read the rest
We all know the words around electricity, “charge,” “positive,” “battery”, and more. But where do they come from and what do they really mean? Let the history of these words illuminate the physics of electric phenomena.… Read the rest
From smartphones and laptops to the rapidly growing EV market, we need an incredible amount of lithium-ion batteries to make it all work. Materials like lithium are difficult and time-consuming to mine and extract … and can have a major … Read the rest