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2.5 Battery safety - The positives and negatives

Season 2, Ep. 5

We've heard a lot about the benefits of batteries, but what can go wrong? What happens to batteries as they age and how can we extend their lifespan? Why are e-scooters banned in the London underground? And what can we do to make sure we're using batteries safely in our homes, and disposing of them correctly.

In this fascinating episode, we're joined by Professor Paul Shearing from SafeBatt and Andrew Gausden from East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service, to talk about battery safety and the science behind it.

Hosted by Dr. Alex Lathbridge.

Produced by Hiren Joshi and Lizzy Ratcliffe.

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