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Old 08-10-2009, 15:06   #1
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Here we go... was in use for military & space before and now miniaturized... nuclear batteries!

BBC NEWS | Technology | Tiny 'nuclear batteries' unveiled

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Well it's nice that RTG's are getting smaller- but their specific energy is surprisingly small (or at least it used to be)
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The good news? It lasts for a century. The bad news? It delivers barely enough current to run a wristwatch. Still, one day we may have access to something that will deliver a useful amount of power. Though, one can only imagine the Customs headaches that would arise from having anything "nuclear" aboard.
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