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World The Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino

13:20  09 october  2019
13:20  09 october  2019 Source:   cnn.com

Nobel week continues with the Chemistry Prize

  Nobel week continues with the Chemistry Prize STOCKHOLM (AP) — The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry will be announced Wednesday, a day after the Physics award was given to a Canadian-American cosmologist and two Swiss scientists. © Provided by The Associated Press FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 10, 2018 file photo, a bust of the Nobel Prize founder, Alfred Nobel on display at the Concert Hall during the Nobel Prize award ceremony in Stockholm. Controversy stalks the Nobel prizes for peace and literature in a way it rarely does for science. The revamped panel at the Swedish Academy who will hand out the Nobel literature prizes Thursday Oct.

Nobel Prize ® and the Nobel Prize ® medal design mark are registrated trademarks of the Nobel Foundation. Lithium-Ion Batteries. of Sciences has decided to award John B . Goodenough , M . Stanley Whittingham , and Akira Yoshino the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019, for the development

John Goodenough predicted that the cathode would have even greater potential if it was made using a metal oxide With Goodenough ’s cathode as a basis, Akira Yoshino created the first commercially viable lithium-ion battery in 1985. Nobel Prize ® is a registered trademark of the Nobel Foundation.

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham, and Akira Yoshino for their research in improving battery technology.

The Nobel Prize takes its name from Swedish inventor and scholar Alfred Nobel. © JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/AFP/Getty Images The Nobel Prize takes its name from Swedish inventor and scholar Alfred Nobel.

The trio will share the prize for their work on "the development of lithium-ion batteries," according to the Nobel committee.

"Lithium-ion batteries have revolutionized our lives and are used in everything from mobile phones to laptops and electric vehicles," tweeted the committee.

"Through their work, this year's Chemistry Laureates have laid the foundation of a wireless, fossil fuel-free society," it added.

This is a breaking story, more to follow.

Nobel Prize in chemistry recognizes work on lithium-ion batteries that power our lives .
Three scientists are being honored for creating a "rechargeable world."That is, this year's winner are the scientists behind the lithium-ion battery. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences is giving John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino the award for creating a "rechargeable world," according to a statement Wednesday.

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