Like the Energizer Bunny, narrator Mike Chamberlain powers through this informative account of science and intrigue with an upbeat delivery. He details the history of energy storage as a prelude to the current quest for reliable long-lasting batteries, which pits China against the U.S. Listeners learn that a major breakthrough in lithium ion batteries will affect more than Teslas and iPhones--and hear about its potential impact on the oil industry, the economy as a whole, and climate change. Though packed with technical details and scientific minutiae, Chamberlain's delivery, combined with the engaging story and profiles of the battery geniuses, results in a well-paced audiobook. R.W.S. © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2015]
Trade Ed. Penguin Audio 2015
DD ISBN 9780698189126 $20.00
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2015
DD ISBN 9781101887820 $76.00
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