Seth Fletcher

Home page for Seth Fletcher, editor at Scientific American and writer of books.


Seth Fletcher is a writer and editor who specializes in stories about science and technology. As chief features editor at Scientific American, he oversees the magazine's long-form journalism in both digital and print. He's writing a book for Ecco Press about the Event Horizon Telescope and the quest to take the first picture of a black hole. His first book, Bottled Lightning (2011), was about lithium, batteries, and the rebirth of the electric car. He lives north of New York City with his wife and daughter.