Originally Posted by Shino
That's really amazing, honestly.
What I don't get though, is, how can they make batteries in 1977 that last for 43 years, but today in 2012 I still have to recharge my phone almost every day.
As for the batteries, the ones on the Voyager 1 and 2 are really large nuclear powered batteries, specifically made by the smartest people alive at the time for the Voyager's.
Originally Posted by kluang
They should use that battery tech for cars today. Fuck oil
I'd actually feel really uneasy with people driving around what could potentially be mini nukes.