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Car batteries powered by relativity

( -- French physicist Gaston Plante invented the lead-acid battery in 1859 – almost 50 years before Einstein developed his theories of relativity. Now scientists have found that the lead-acid battery, which ...

dateJan 14, 2011 in General Physics feature
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Bristol physicists break 150-year-old law

( -- A violation of one of the oldest empirical laws of physics has been observed by scientists at the University of Bristol. Their experiments on purple bronze, a metal with unique one-dimensional electronic ...

dateJul 20, 2011 in General Physics
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