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By A.J. Roan
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Ancient tech helps MIT make supercapacitor

Metal Tech News - August 2, 2023


Last updated 8/8/2023 at 3:03pm

A rendering of electricity being transmitted through stone.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Made of just cement, water, and carbon black (which resembles powdered charcoal), the MIT supercapacitor could form the basis for inexpensive systems that store intermittently renewable energy, such as solar or wind energy.

Common cement and carbon black pave the way for a foundational tech for efficient future energy storage.

Channeling the power of the ancients, a team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced they have developed a supercapacitor from two of humanity's most ubiquitous historical materials – cement and carbon black.

Possibly the foundation of a novel, low-cost energy stora...

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