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Diamond batteries made of nuclear waste can generate power for thousands of years

by Futures Centre, Feb 2
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Diamond Batteries Made of Nuclear Waste Can Generate Power For Thousands of Years

Scientist have developed an ingenious means of converting nuclear power plant waste (76,430 metric tons in the US alone) into sustainable diamond batteries. These long-lasting batteries could be a clean and safe way to power spacecraft, satellites, and even medical devices.

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