The constant degradation of some particles might suggest that matter eventually returns to its natural state, energy. We clever humans have learned to take advantage of this constant, to make one hell of a bomb, but there are many less deadly and equally as cool uses. Uses that you can build yourself in your very own shed.
Making a nuclear battery may not be the first DIY project that jumps into everyone’s mind but it is actually 100% real and easy to do. Tritium is the key ingredient of the battery and one of the safer radioactive elements used for power generation. In many ways Tritium could have been the correct answer to the worlds energy problems in the 70’s, but that’s a whole other story.
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Mobile phone and laptop batteries developed a reputation for exploding many years ago but the footage of it happening in the wild was rare. YouTuber Fabio Gomes has come to the rescue by stabbing a battery with a sharp knife and providing the evidence that treating a modern battery poorly can lead to very bad things.
As can be seen in the video when a battery releases its full charge in a few seconds things get very energetic very quickly. These portable power supplies are after-all high energy devices attempting to safely store large amounts of energy in an ever increasingly small space.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is the high energy demonstration video of a battery being pushed past its point of failure. Sit back relax and prepare for unexpected results from inappropriate actions.
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