Tag Archives: Nobel Prize

Goodenough for a Lifetime

Nobel prize winning inventor of lithium-ion battery, 97, still looking forward How about this for a resume? See below: Dr. John B. Goodenough, Professor, Cockrell School of Engineering, UT-Austin -Invented lithium-ion battery -Served as military meteorologist, U.S. Army, WWII -Oldest Nobel Prize winner -Still working at age 97 Education -Undergraduate degree, Yale University -PhD, Physics, […]

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Shujinius at Work

Lighting pioneer wins energy award In our upcoming February issue, EA will take a detailed look at building efficiency—including the USGBC (United States Green Building Council) and its LEED certification program. This program includes a number of different elements to foster green performance in both commercial and residential structures, including duct and insulation, envelope design, […]

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Nobels & Whistles

Scientists developed molecular motors and machines It’s tough to get excited about the prospect of a breakthrough that’s, quite literally, microscopic. Unless we’re hearing about the cure to a terminal disease, most micro-developments fall into the “call me when you’ve developed an application” category. Despite this, recent accolades of the highest stature reflect the importance […]

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