Researchers Not Giving Up On Dream Of Wireless Power

from the but-I'm-not-the-only-one dept

At some point or another, everybody's fantasized about it: wouldn't it be great if an electronic device could be powered wirelessly, fully eliminating the need for cables? It's an idea that's been talked about for a long time, back to the work of Nikola Tesla. Now a new team of researchers at MIT is going after the problem again. They believe that there's solid physics backing the idea up, and in fact their research builds on Tesla's original work. Still, this is firmly at the theoretical stages. Consider how long it's taking for fuel cell powered mobile devices to take off. We can safely say that this will take a much, much longer, if it ever comes about.

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    Foo Yuck, 15 Nov 2006 @ 2:27pm

    wtfmate

    Well, because he didn't mention cellbread. He mentioned cellpone. That's where the joke is, you inbred cocksmoker. But I guess since you have to have cornpone explained, logic dictates that the joke would have to be explained to you as well.

    A Wikipedia is overrun by misinformation and fags, but maybe that's why you hang out there, since you're apparently well acquainted with both.

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