On this week's Nature Podcast: How can battery-powered aircraft get off the ground?
Hear the biggest stories from the world of science | 26 January 2022
Your browser does not support the audio element.In this episode:00:45 The challenges facing battery-powered flightWhile battery-powered cars are becoming increasingly common, the same cannot be said for aeroplanes. This week, a team of researchers look at the technical and economic challenges facing battery-powered flight.
Perspective:Viswanathan et al.09:24 Research HighlightsThe enormous nerve circuitry in elephant trucks, and capturing images with light that’s never been near an object.
New revelations about who was talking to and texting whom during and before Capitol insurrection
A former Jan. 6 committee senior adviser says that a call was placed from the White House switchboard to an insurrectionist’s cellphone. Ahead of the next Jan. 6 committee hearing on Wednesday, Joy Reid and her panel discuss the implications of this allegation. Read more >>