Water May Soon Be Used To Charge Your Phone

Water May Soon Be Used To Charge Your Phone

I have a question! OK...“Shoot.” What would you do if you dropped your smart phone in the water? “I’d buy a new one.” Whoa! That escalated quickly! Well, if that will happen to me, I’d probably lock myself in my room and cry for six months. Smart phones and water are not the kind of Bert and Ernie duo. They are more like Tom & Jerry, my friend. However, there is a big possibility that they could have a friendship like Bert & Ernie. Then again, you’ll have to thank our brilliant scientists. *winks* Water and smart phones will be the next best friends in the world because water may soon be used to charge your phone. Awesome, isn't it? If you want to know more about it, then stay with me and let’s have a little chat.

The researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology have aced again. According to Stuart O’Connor in Tech Digest’s website, the MIT researchers have found a way to use the power of water to charge a phone or tablet. *silence* I so want to give these researches a thank-you kiss for this discovery. *flying kiss* Anyway, according to the MIT News report, as cited by O’Connor, the researchers have “discovered that when water droplets spontaneously jump away from ‘superhydrophobic surfaces’ during condensation, they can gain electric charge in the process.” These superhydrophobic surfaces can resist water. “As water (such as dewdrops) condenses it can be made to jump from one such specially-treated surface to a copper plate, gaining a tiny electrical charge in the process,” says O’Connor. This process can then generate electricity and can charge power electronic devices, such as your precious phone. *winks* For those of you who lives in a remote area, well, this could be the answers to your prayers.

“How long would it take to charge my phone using this technique?” Alright, it is time for you to click Tech Digest’s website below to find out more. Have fun with this awesome new way of charging! *winks*


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