An artist has illustrated Zhang and colleagues' proof-of-concept experiment, which successfully implements a reversible nitrogen cycle based on rechargeable Li-N2 batteries with promising electrochemical faradic efficiency. | Zhang et. al.

The Secret to a Better Battery Might Just Be Floating in Thin Air

Nitrogen makes up more than three quarters of our air, and researchers in China have successfully harnessed the gas to power a battery.

Published On 04/13/2017
12:24 PM EDT