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Teen’s Invention Could Change Your Charge

An 18 year-old high school student from California won $50,000 last week for creating an energy storage device that can be fully charged in under 30 seconds. “My cell phone battery always dies,” said Eesha Khare, echoing a sentiment that we all share. But instead of just shrugging her shoulders, Eesha put her problem-solving skills to work. She created a supercapacitor, which is a device that packs a lot of energy into a very tiny space. It also charges quickly and holds that charge for a very long time —... Read More