We all know the burden of running out of battery on our favorite devices. And it seems no matter how long their charge lasts, it never is enough. But what if a full charge lasted thousands of years?
That's what a California company is claiming to have achieved. NDB is producing nano-diamond batteries that act like tiny nuclear generators fuelled by nuclear waste.
According to NDB, these batteries will last up somewhere between a couple decades to 28,000 years, will be nearly indestructible and, will be cheaper in electric cars than current lithium-ion packs.
“Our team is bringing together leaders in the nanotechnology, nuclear science, and diamond fields with military, academic and research backgrounds, and combining our unique mix of expertise has made it possible for us to crack the code in developing this groundbreaking, life-changing solution,” said in a press release Nima Golsharifi, CEO and co-founder of NDB.
The batteries are not only extremely practical but they are also eco-friendly.
“Moreover, as members of society, we are extremely concerned about the welfare of the planet and are focused on lowering climate change to protect our planet for future generations. With the NDB battery, we have achieved a massive, groundbreaking, proprietary technological breakthrough of a battery that is emission-free, lasts thousands of years, and only requires access to natural air in order to power devices.”
Since NDB creates its batteries' energy from recycled waste, the batteries only require access to natural air in order to power devices. More importantly, they do not produce any emissions or destructive byproducts that could harm the environment and are unaffected by weather and climate conditions.
Last but not least, their charge lasts the entire lifetime of a device no matter what it may be. NDB can power machines of any size ranging from rockets to electric vehicles, to smartphones.
We must admit we are very excited about this new development. In addition to providing nearly endless charge, the new batteries find a useful way to recycle nuclear waste which is a real problem in today's world. Does it sound too good to be true? Only time will tell how NDB's technology evolves and if it ever becomes market-ready.