1817,1821 Lithium

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Stockholm, LondonJohan August Arfwedson, William Thomas Brande elements Lithium


Atomic number 3

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Lithium may yet provide a cure for what ails us, or at least for what ails our planet. Lithium air batteries could theoretically provide five to fifteen times the specific energy of lithium-ion batteries, competing well with gasoline and diesel.

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  • Lithium,” Elementymology & Elements Multidict, by Peter van der Krogt