A University to learn more about batteries

March 08, 2007
In this age, most of mankind are very much subservient towards power - the electrical kind. In fact, we cannot think of a situation where we are left for want of power. Think of all those mobile devices, be it laptops, mobile phones, PDAs, music players, radios, automobiles ... the list goes on, they all have one thing in common which is the ubiquitous battery.

What many don't realize is that there are different kinds of batteries. For instance, the nickel based battery, the lithium-ion kind, lead acid battery and so on. And each of them have their own pros and cons. And to enlighten us about the difference between these variety of batteries, a portal has been created called batteryuniversity.com. Here you can learn the basics of every battery, getting the most from your batteries and lastly the people behind this very useful website which caters to a niche but useful subject as the batteries.

Now you tell me if there is even a single GNU/Linux user who does not find use for a battery....