How Modern Batteries Work

Batteries are an incredible thing. Something less than half the size of your smartphone can power it for hours. What exactly goes on in there? A battery is really a chemical reaction between three elements that create an electric charge. Let's see how modern batteries work.

Batteries are an incredible thing. Something less than half the size of your smartphone can power it for hours. What exactly goes on in there? A battery is really a chemical reaction between three elements that create an electric charge. Let’s see how modern batteries work. Think of your classic battery, the one used to power your clock for example. … Read More

Batteries: A Quick Retrospective

Batteries: A Quick Retrospective

Batteries are amazing pieces of technology that can power a number of different devices. While the modern batteries we know today are relatively new technology, you may be surprised to learn that batteries have been around for hundreds of years! Benjamin Franklin is credited as the first person to ever use the term “battery”. He first used it in 1749 … Read More

Car Battery Life: How to Keep Your Car Battery Running Longer

car battery life

Car batteries are one of the most commonly known batteries.  It is also the battery that can cause the most trouble.  We all know what can happen if your car battery dies, but how do you know how much time you have and what can you do to make the life of your car battery life last longer? At Polar … Read More