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RussellMc
Soviet era lighthouse RTG power source disposal.

Russia’s northwest coastline is dotted with hundreds of old and large
radioactive sources. Known as RTGs, they mostly power remote lighthouses.
Now the power packs are being safely dismantled. Norway is helping Russia
do it. Remote Control by Malgorzata K. Sneve Remote Control Russia’s
northwest coastline is dotted with hundreds of old and large radioactive
sources. Known as RTGs, they mostly power remote lighthouses. Now the power
packs are being safely dismantled. Norway is helping Russia do it


https://www.iaea.org/sites/default/files/publications/magazines/bulletin/bull48-1/48105994247.pdf

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Why NASA's Mars rover Perseverance will use nuclear power to keep itself
warm


https://www.space.com/mars-rover-perseverance-nuclear-power-source-explained.html

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Nuclear powered cardiac pacemakers - Off-site source recovery program fact
sheet

          https://osrp.lanl.gov/Documents/Pacemaker%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf

Plutonium Powered Pacemaker (1974)

          https://www.orau.org/ptp/collection/miscellaneous/pacemaker.htm

Nuclear pacemaker still energized after 34 years


https://www.brecorder.com/news/3465278/nuclear-pacemaker-still-energized-after-34-years-20071220666601

Extra Battery Life Not Always a Plus for Nuclear-Powered Pacemaker

          https://www.medpagetoday.org/cardiology/arrhythmias/7745?vpass=1

The History of Nuclear Powered Pacemakers (poor)

         http://large.stanford.edu/courses/2015/ph241/degraw2/

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Plutonium-238

             https://wiki2.org/en/Plutonium-238

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Stack Exchange discussion

            https://space.stackexchange.com/q/50282/8362

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