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For over fifteen years, journalist and public speaker Mats Lewan--author of the book An Impossible Invention: The True Story of the Energy Source that Could Change the World--has been writing about technology and science based on his profound knowledge in the field. His style is captivating and easy to follow, even for those who are not technology savvy.
He is committed to the issue of where our world is heading and how people and technology interact. Both as a speaker and writer, he identifies technology-driven social change that many sense but is often difficult to describe.
Lewan is a sought-after speaker who focuses on the major changes, challenges and opportunities that the accelerating evolution of technology means in our personal and professional lives.
He has been working for more than ten years as technology reporter for the leading Swedish technology magazine Ny Teknik. He also started the forward-looking Swedish digital magazine Next Magasin that he edits today.
Previously Lewan worked internationally as a freelance journalist, and as a reporter for CBS CNET News in San Francisco while attending the Innovation Journalism Program at Stanford University.
Mats Lewan has a Master of Science degree in Engineering Physics from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. He is fluent in English and Italian, as well as in Swedish.
He lives with his wife and two children in Stockholm, Sweden.
An Impossible Invention
The true story of the energy source that could change the world
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Cold fusion is an energy source that could provide clean water to Planet Earth, zero-emission vehicles with unlimited mileage, a solution to the climate crisis and much more. It is clean, compact, simple, inexhaustible and . . . physically impossible. At least that is what science has considered since an infamous and rejected scientific claim in 1989.
But in January 2011 the Italian inventor Andrea Rossi demonstrated a sloppily-wrapped device that boiled water with heat emanating from something that seemed to be cold fusion.
Too good to be true, some said. Fraud, according to others.
A Swedish technology journalist was one of the few who chose to take Rossi seriously. In An Impossible Invention we follow his search for the truth about Rossi and the strange device - the E-Cat. He shows that the impossible seems to be possible, that the world faces fundamental change.
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Mats Lewan is a technology and science journalist, author and speaker. He works as a staff writer at the Swedish technology magazine Ny Teknik and has worked internationally as a freelance journalist and reporter at CBS Cnet News. Lewan holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering Physics from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden where he lives with his wife and two children.
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This is the second edition of the book, released on December 1, 2014. It contains minor corrections and a few updates to the first edition which was first published on April 2, 2014.
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More information about this book -- updates, blog, newsletter and errata -- can be found at the book's web site http://animpossibleinvention.com .
- Publication Date:
- 919816497X / 9789198164978
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- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 5.83" x 8.27"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Technology & Engineering / General