Fully Charged • 2016 • episode "3/3" • Supercharged: Fuelling the Future

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Saiful explores one of the most important issues facing the modern world - how to store energy. He tackles his toughest challenge yet - trying to work out how to store enough energy to power a mobile phone for a whole year and still fit it in his pocket!

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