Meteorite a Catalyst to Store Renewable Energy

March 19, 2017 12:16 AM
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A huge meteorite slammed into the southern African country of Namibia during prehistoric times. Now, pieces from that meteorite could be used as a natural catalyst to store energy from renewable sources. Scientists at a technology institute in Switzerland found that the meteorite's composition is key to its effectiveness as a catalyst. VOA's Deborah Block has more.