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California teen's invention could charge your cell phone in 20 seconds


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A California teen’s invention could potentially knock down cellphone-charging time to a superfast 20 seconds.

So far, the energy-storage device has powered only an LED light, but it has the potential to do much more.

The future certainly looks bright for 18-year-old Eesha Khare, who pocketed a $50,000 prize for the Young Scientist award from the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix, Ariz., for her tiny and possibly revolutionary device.

Khare sees the device as potentially powering car batteries, cellphones or any electronics that could use a rechargeable battery.

“My cellphone always dies,” Khare explained to NBC San Francisco, when asked what inspired her invention.

The supercapacitor, she explains on CBS San Francisco, is “basically an energy source device that can hold a lot of energy in a small amount of volume.”

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St Augustine
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awesome for her





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Dorothy
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Nice...I really hope she got the patent for it already.





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Hoodoo Man
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Big Pharma will never let you have this, sheep.





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If true, someone would have already offered her a billion dollars.





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Brosef Stalin
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this will get brushed aside in a hurry





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No pics, OP?




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LSU Fan SLU Grad
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I can't help but think this won't mount to much of anything. Supercapacitors are nothing new, so what is she doing that hasn't already been done?





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Hoodoo Man
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Made it economical for home use?





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Cool. It really is only a matter of time...





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The Harvard-bound teen has caught the attention of Google, who has approached her about her device.


taking over the world






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I'd supercharge that poon.





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OMG we need a gif of flag boy

FF to 20 seconds

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it's this dude's brother




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tiggerthetooth
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Eesha Khare


Please tell me she can speak decent English.






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LSUJuice
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If she's 18 I'd show her the supercapaciter in my pants





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would destroy





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rapes battery?





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