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by sPOiDar
Thu Jul 15, 2010 1:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0766: "Green Flash"
Replies: 82
Views: 24749

Re: "Green Flash" Discussion

If a technology is not practical without "better batteries", batteries are probably the wrong solution. The problem with batteries is that they are heavy because they store their reaction products for the entire trip. Hearing aid batteries are one exception: they are Zinc-air (using oxyge...
by sPOiDar
Wed Jul 14, 2010 11:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0766: "Green Flash"
Replies: 82
Views: 24749

Re: "Green Flash" Discussion

a) The only information I have about the Tesla's range is from its review on Top Gear . If this is your source then it's probably wrong. Don't believe anything Jeremy Clarkson tells you. b) Things move on. These guys have built an electric car and driven it twice round the M25 (London's orbital mot...
by sPOiDar
Wed Jul 14, 2010 8:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0766: "Green Flash"
Replies: 82
Views: 24749

Re: "Green Flash" Discussion

Unfortunately, upon waking up, the victim would find you sitting five meters from where you stole the Tesla, having run out of battery power.

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