”In Charged, Turner offers an eminently readable, elegantly precise treatise on the topic of batteries.”—Science
”Turner's pathbreaking book deftly unpacks a key feature of modern history—the battery.” — Megan A. Black
”Engrossing and sobering, Charged is essential reading for anyone concerned about environment, energy, and the sustainable future.” — H-Net Reviews
Scroll down to learn more about the role of batteries — from the lead-acid battery that powered the twentieth century to the lithium-ion batteries set to transform the twenty-first century — in advancing a clean energy future.
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