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Response to MicaelS (Original post)

Fri Sep 20, 2013, 12:54 PM

4. Other isotopes work, but Pu-238 is the best for several reasons.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radioisotope_thermoelectric_generator#Selection_of_isotopes

Considering the number of engineers in Congress, lots of luck explaining this one ...

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