The Nobel Prize in chemistry 2019
They created a rechargeable world: John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham, Akira Yoshino.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 rewards the development of the lithium-ion battery. This lightweight, rechargeable and powerful battery is now used in everything from mobile phones to laptops and electric vehicles. It can also store significant amounts of energy from solar and wind power, making possible a fossil fuel-free society.