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Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

Why do batteries die but then come back to life?

December 4th, 2009

Episode 465 of 1070 episodes

Batteries, particularly car batteries, seem to go dead and then come back to life after a resting period. How does this self-recharging feature of batteries work? Find out in this episode of BrainStuff.

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