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Bohrium

Name: Bohrium
Symbol: Bh
Number of Energy Levels: 7
Electrons on the outer energy level: 2
Atomic number: 107
Atomic Mass: 270 Amu (Atomic Mass Units) (predicted)
Protons/Electrons: 107
Neutrons: 155
Density: 37.1 g/cm3
Classification: Transition Metal

Bohrium | Chemical elements

Bohrium was discovered in 1976 by Peter Armbruster, Gottfried Munzenber and other scientists. Bohrium was named after the Danish physicist Niels Bohr. Bohrium’s melting and boiling points are unknown.

Top 8 interesting facts about Bohrium

  1. Bohrium is a man made and radioactive element.
  2. Bohrium can not be found in nature.
  3. Bohrium has many known isotopes with atomic masses ranging between 260 to 275.
  4. 270-Bohrium is the most stable isotope of bohrium with a halflife of 61 seconds.
  5. Bohrium behaves as the heavier homologue to rhenium.
  6. Bohrium is used for research purposes only.
  7. Bohrium was proposed to be named nielsbohrium initially.
  8. The name bohrium was internationally adopted and recognized in 1997.

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