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Seth Fletcher

Leigh Garrison-Fletcher

Seth Fletcher is chief features editor at Scientific American and author of "Einstein’s Shadow: A Black Hole, A Band of Astronomers, and the Quest to See the Unseeable," published by Ecco. His first book, "Bottled Lightning: Superbatteries, Electric Cars, and the New Lithium Economy" about the lithium industry, the frontiers of battery research and the rebirth of the electric car, was published in 2011. He lives in New York’s lower Hudson Valley with his wife and daughter.

Einstein's Shadow: A Black Hole, a Band of Astronomers, and the Quest to See the Unseeable
Science / Medicine / Technology
October 2018
ISBN 9780062312020
288 pages
$26.99, INSTORE
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Einstein’s Shadow follows a team of elite scientists on their historic mission to take the first picture of a black hole, putting Einstein’s theory of relativity to its ultimate test and helping to answer our deepest questions about space, time, the origins of the universe, and the nature of reality Photographing a black hole sounds impossible, a contradiction in terms. More/less

Bottled Lightning: Superbatteries, Electric Cars, and the New Lithium Economy
Science / Medicine / Technology
Hill and Wang (reprint edition)
May 2012
ISBN 9780809030538
272 pages
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The sleek electronic tools that have become so ubiquitous—laptops, iPods, eReaders, and smart phones—are all powered by lithium batteries. More/less

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