Uses

I also happen to be a very useful element, in case you were wondering.

My maim job is to fuel Radioisotope Thermal Generators (we in the know atoms call it RTG for short) on board satellites, deep space probes, planetary surface rovers and in heart pacemakers. Are you impressed yet?

I also work part time as an alpha emitter for alpha particle X-Ray spectrometry, again particularly in space applications.

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