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Darmstadtium

Name: Darmstadtium
Symbol: Ds/br> Number of Energy Levels: 7
Electrons on the outer energy level: 2
Atomic number: 110
Atomic Mass: 281 Amu (Atomic Mass Units) (predicted)
Protons/Electrons: 110
Neutrons: 151
Density: 34.8 g/cm3 (predicted)
Classification: Transition Metal

Darmstadtium | Chemical elements

Darmstadtium was discovered in November 9th, 1994 at the research center GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research. Darmstadtium was named after Darmstadt, Germany the place where it was discovered. Darmstadtium’s melting and boiling points are unknown.

Top 6 interesting facts about Darmstadtium

  1. Darmstadtium is extremely radioactive element.
  2. Darmstadtium is created in laboratory; this synthetic element can not be found in nature.
  3. Darmstadtium has eight known isotopes, all of them unstable and very radioactive.
  4. Darmstadtium-281 is the most stable isotope with a half-life of 10 seconds.
  5. Darmstadtium is believed to have similar properties to nickel, palladium, and platinum.
  6. Darmstadtium is used for research purposes only.

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