Yellowstone Park Has a Supervolcano That Could Help Power America’s Future

Yellowstone Park Has a Supervolcano That Could Help Power America’s Future

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Electric cars and smartphones of the future could be powered by supervolcanoes like Yellowstone after scientists discovered that ancient deposits within them contain huge reservoirs of lithium—a chemical element used to make lithium-ore batteries, supplies of which are increasingly dwindling. Lithium, a soft white metal first discovered in 1817 by Johan August Arfvedson, has become widely…

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