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Search for the Super Battery

Season 44 Episode 3 | 53m 32s

We live in an age when technological innovation seems to be limitlessly soaring. But for all the satisfying speed with which our gadgets have improved, many of them share a frustrating weakness: the batteries. Though they have improved in last century, batteries remain finicky, bulky, expensive, toxic, and maddeningly short-lived.

Aired: 02/01/17

Expires: 01/31/20

Rating: NR

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