Reason Writers Around Town: Ronald Bailey on Superbatteries and Electric Cars


Writing in The Wall Street Journal, Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey reviews Seth Fletcher's Bottled Lightning: Superbatteries, Electric Cars, and the New Lithium Economy. As Bailey reports, Bottled Lightning tells the history of batteries over the past 100 years, which is essentially the story of man trying—and failing—to power automobiles, with a recent fruitful detour into electronic gear.

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