We use batteries on a daily basis for numerous applications, to include electronics (digital & video cameras/disk players/radios/portable televisions/medical monitoring devices/calculators/cell phones/laptops etc.), transportation (automobiles/trucks/motorcycles/dune buggies/golf carts/self-driven lawnmowers/space shuttles etc.), and numerous others activities essential to our day-to-day existence (watches / alarms / clocks / telephones / computers / flashlights / motorized shavers and toothbrushes / emergency generators etc.).
Given our strong dependence on batteries, shouldn’t we be interested in such fundamental questions such as: