2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to 3 scientists for growth of lithium-ion batteries

2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to 3 scientists for growth of lithium-ion batteries
2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to 3 scientists for growth of lithium-ion batteries The thesis of this year’s Chemistry Nobel was set as ‘A Rechargeable World’.

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been jointly awarded to John B Goodenough of a US, Britain’s M Stanley Whittingham and Japan’s Akira Yoshino for a growth of lithium-ion batteries, a Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced on Wednesday.

The lithium-ion batteries have reshaped appetite storage and remade cars, mobile phones and many other inclination in an increasingly unstable and electronic world. The endowment was announced by Göran K Hansson, Secretary General of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Lithium-ion batteries are used in all from mobile phones to laptops and electric vehicles. “They have revolutionised a lives,” a Swedish academy’s central Twitter hoop for Nobel Prize tweeted. “Through their work, this year’s Chemistry Laureates have laid a substructure of a wireless, hoary fuel-free society,” pronounced a tweet.

The Nobel cabinet pronounced a lithium-ion battery has a roots in a oil predicament in a 1970s, when Whittingham was operative to rise methods directed during heading to hoary fuel-free appetite technologies, reported AP.

The prizes come with a 9-million kronor (USD 918,000) money award, a bullion endowment and a diploma that are conferred on Dec 10 — a anniversary of Nobel’s genocide in 1896 — in Stockholm and in Oslo, Norway.

On Tuesday, a Physics Nobel was given to a Canadian-American cosmologist and dual Swiss scientists. This year, a Nobel Prizes are being announced between Oct 7 and 14, in a following order: Oct 7 (Medicine), Oct 8 (Physics), Oct 9 (Chemistry), Oct 10 (Literature), Oct 11 (Peace), Oct 14 (Economics).

— The Nobel Prize (@NobelPrize) Oct 9, 2019

Events began Monday with a endowment proclamation for Physiology or Medicine. The Chemistry esteem will be announced on Wednesday.

This year’s double-header Literature Prizes will be awarded Thursday and a Peace Prize will be announced on Friday. The economics esteem will be awarded in a final — on Oct 14.

The 2018 novel esteem was dangling after a liaison rocked a Swedish Academy. The physique skeleton to endowment it this year, along with announcing a 2019 laureate.

-With inputs from AP