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Plaster, Granite, Rubber
Betavoltaic cells were created as a substitute to conventional electrochemical batteries to generate a long-life, self-contained electric current in hostile environments such as the human body. The pacemaker is an example. NanoTritium beta voltaic power created by Toronto’s City Lab claims to be capable of providing energy to low-power micro-electronic and sensor applications for over 20 years. My imagination takes form in this piece along with its counterpart BETAVOLTAICS II. How long can we prolong the beating of the human heart in the future?