John B Goodenough Wins 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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Nobel Prize in Chemistry Goes to John Goodenough of The University of Texas at Austin

John B. Goodenough, professor at Texas Materials Institute and the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in chemistry — jointly with Stanley Whittingham of the State University of New York at Binghamton and Akira Yoshino of Meijo University — “for the development of lithium-ion batteries.” In the words of the Nobel Foundation, “Through their…